SAN ANTONIO – One person is dead following a series of accidents involving four 18-wheelers in southern Atascosa County.
Department of Public Safety officials said the accident occurred just after 3 a.m. Wednesday on northbound Interstate 37 at mile marker 92.
Officials said there were three separate accidents involving the big rigs. One of the big rig drivers was killed, authorities said.
The driver of the other three 18-wheelers were treated at the scene and released.
One lane of northbound I-37 has reopened following the accident. Traffic had been diverted off the highway at FM 1099.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Traffic Alert: I-37 N at MM 88 (FM 1099) closed due to fatality involving 4 18-wheelers— TxDOT San Antonio (@TxDOTSanAntonio) November 9, 2016