3 die in crash, fire on I-35 in Denton, Texas

Updated Nov 9, 2019

At least three people were killed and three more were injured in a crash and fire involving two tractor-trailers and at least four other vehicles Friday, Nov. 8, afternoon on northbound Interstate 35 in Denton, Texas.

One of the trucks involved was pulling a flatbed trailer loaded with tanks of butane. The crash is said to have occurred near mile marker 84.

Northbound I-35 is expected to be closed until sometime Saturday.

Details remain sketchy as police and fire officials continue their investigations. The driver of one of the tractor-trailers was treated at the scene for minor injuries. There are no details on the driver of the other truck.