Multiple vehicle accident ends with three deaths in La Salle County

Published: Mar. 4, 2023 at 1:44 PM CST
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ENCINAL, TX . (KGNS) - An early morning accident on the northbound lane of I-35 left a vehicle in flames and three people dead in La Salle County.

The Texas Department of Public Safety reported a Ford Taurus was traveling south bound on I-35 when the driver lost control of the wheel.

The Ford went into the grassy median with no barriers in place and crashed head-on into a Kia sedan just before 6 a.m.

DPS confirmed three people died at the scene. They have not been identified.

TxDOT closed off the I-35 northbound main lane near mile marker 39 and Encinal.

Video taken by witnesses shows two vehicles damaged at the scene and first responders assessing some of the damages with traffic at a standstill.

Officials were detouring drivers to the east frontage road at mile marker 38.

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