Police officer injured in crash with 18-wheeler in Northlake

NORTHLAKE, TX – A Northlake police officers was critically injured after a collision with an 18-wheeler on Thursday.

According to WFAA, the crash took place on I-35 near the Texas Motor Speedway at about 9 a.m.

The officers were responding to a separate incident on the freeway when the tractor-trailer jackknifed, trapping their vehicles underneath.

Both officers were extricated from their vehicles. One officer was hospitalized with critical injuries, the other suffered a bloody nose.

It is unclear at this time what caused the semi to jackknife.

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