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Two people cut out of pickup cab, taken to hospital after wreck with 18-wheeler on MLK in Port Arthur

One person was taken to the hospital by helicopter, and the other was taken by ambulance

PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Two people have been taken to area hospitals after a Tuesday morning crash between a pickup and 18-wheeler in Port Arthur according to officials.  

It happened on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive/Hwy. 82 south of Gulfgate Bridge around 9:30. One person was taken to the hospital by helicopter, and the other was taken by ambulance. Both people had to be cut out of the cab of the pickup truck. 

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Port Arthur Police Department and Port Arthur Fire Department crews are at the scene.  

This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information. 

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