I-30 reopens after Mesquite semi crash sends at least 3 to hospital

MESQUITE, Texas - I-30 reopened Monday night after it was shut down in both directions at Gus Thomasson in Mesquite for hours while police investigated and worked to clear a semi crash.

Police say a semi hit the center barrier and flipped onto its side at 12:35 p.m.

The cab of the semi ended up blocking all lanes of westbound traffic and the trailer blocked the eastbound lanes.

A number of other vehicles were struck in the crash.

At least three people were taken to the hospital, according to police. Two of the people taken to the hospital are in critical condition.