1 person killed in crash involving semitruck in East El Paso

1 person killed in crash involving semitruck in East El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — One person is dead in a multi-vehicle crash that is causing major backup in East El Paso along Interstate 10 on Saturday evening, March 23, El Paso Police say.

The crash happened at about 4:40 p.m. at Interstate 10 at the Lee Trevino on-ramp, police said.

Special Traffic Investigations unit is on the scene investigating a rollover crash involving a semi-truck. Fire dispatch said that five vehicles were involved with the crash.

The crash closed I-10 East at Lee Trevino and Gateway East at Lee Trevino for hours while police investigated and emergency crews cleared the scene. The roads were cleared and reopened by Sunday morning, TxDOT said.

Fire dispatch said one other person was transported with minor injuries (code 1).

A GoFundMe has been created to support Steve Elijah Carmona’s family, the man whose family said he died in the multi-vehicle crash. To visit the GoFundMe click here.

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