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Accident on I-35 and Loop 20 sends eight people to the hospital

Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 10:59 AM CDT
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LAREDO, Tx. (KGNS) - Authorities have released more details on the accident that happened at a busy Laredo intersection.

The accident happened on Monday on I-35 and Loop 20 at around 6 p.m.

According to reports, it was an 11 car pile-up that included 2 18-wheelers.

Laredo Police say it was a chain reaction that started when one of the 18-wheeler drivers said his brakes stopped working and crashed into a vehicle that was waiting in line to turn onto I-35.

A total of 16 people were involved and the Laredo Fire Department needed to use four ambulances to take eight people to the hospital.

They were all in stable condition.

The other eight didn’t need to go to the hospital.

Fire officials say the cause of the accident is being investigated by the Laredo Police Department.

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