18-Wheeler Strikes Mower Along I-20 Wednesday

Published 07/09 2014 11:32AM

Updated 07/09 2014 03:09PM

Part of I-20 was shut down at Pine Street late Wednesday morning after an 18-wheeler hit a mowing tractor.

The driver of tractor was coming down the embankment and could not stop before going onto I-20.

The driver of the 18-wheeler said she saw the mower coming and slammed on the breaks, remaining in her lane, to avoid hitting the tractor's driver.

Both the driver of the 18-wheeler and the mower survived the accident unharmed.

As of 3:00 p.m., both eastbound lanes which had been closed due to cleanup have been reopened. 

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