FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Fort Worth police say five people died in a fiery accident when an 18-wheeler crashed into several vehicles and people who had stopped to help a motorist involved in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 30.
Police say the 18-wheeler struck the vehicle that had been involved in the initial accident early Sunday morning and then struck several vehicles and people who stopped to help. The 18-wheeler then caught on fire.
Police say four people died at the scene. A fifth person later died at a hospital.
Medstar spokesman Matt Zavadsky says 10 people had minor injuries from the accident. Two others suffered more serious injuries.
Police say the truck driver was among those who did not appear to have serious injuries.
Police say they are still investigating accident.