One Killed in I-20 Crash Near Roscoe
One person was killed in a three vehicle traffic accident on I-20 and Highway 84 between Sweetwater and Roscoe, according to DPS Senior Trooper Sparky Dean.An 18-wheeler, a wrecker, and a truck collided, sending all three vehicles into the grassy shoulder and twisting one of the 18-wheelers onto its side.The 18 wheeler driven by Tem Tanh from Georgia was merging onto I-20 from US 84. Tanh lost control of his rig and it rolled onto its side.A Freightliner wrecker driven by Ronald Jett from Lubbock struck the overturning 18 wheeler. Jett was killed in the wreck. He was not wearing a seat belt. A pickup driven by Mikle Lee Sadler took evasive action to avoid the developing crash and overturned. Sadler was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock with a serious head injury.The accident happened just before 3 p.m.The wrecker involved belongs to Pat Gray Towing in Big Spring. That company did not wish to make a comment on their driver's condition Thursday afternoon.Traffic was halted in order to allow a medical helicopter to land on I-20, according to police radio reports.