Wreck Closes I-10 West In Jefferson County

A Silsbee man was airlifted to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital this morning following a

one-vehicle wreck in western Jefferson County. The DPS reports 30-year old Robert Lee

was traveling west near the 840 mile maker when he drove off the interstate. The 18-wheeler

rolled onto its side spilling a load of wooded pallets. Lee was trapped in the vehicle for

approximately 30 minutes. Lee is listed in serious condition. It could be mid afternoon

before the I-10 west at that location will be reopened. Motorists are urged to find an alternate


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