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Accident involving two semi-trucks injures one, leads to major back-up on I-35 in Austin

An accident that occurred early Tuesday morning on I-35 involving two semi-trucks led to the driver of one of the trucks to be significantly injured.

AUSTIN — Just before 2 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Austin Fire and Austin-Travis County EMS responded to an accident involving to semi-trucks on I-35 in the northbound lanes.

The driver of one of the semi's was freed from the vehicle after firefighters worked to disassemble the cab.

Firefighters stated it took just over over an hour to free the driver, and Austin-Travis County EMS transported the driver to South Austin with significant injuries.

According to firefighters, the accident also led to a diesel fuel spill of almost a hundred gallons, which crews worked to diminish.

This accident also led to major traffic delays for those driving northbound on I-35 in parts of Austin this morning.

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