Woman dies in crash off I-40

Woman dies in crash off I-40

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The Amarillo Police Department is urging drivers to avoid Interstate 40 near the Washington Street exit.

Emergency responders are currently on scene assisting with a major collision. Police said a 45-year-old female was killed during the incident.

They said she was trying to switch lanes when she hit the back of a tow truck.

Police believe speed may be a factor in the accident.

Northbound lanes of Washington Street are closed near Wolfin Avenue and will be shut down for the next few hours.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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