Police say the driver of an 18-wheeler has been taken into custody after a pursuit with Fort Worth officers ended in a fiery crash and standoff on Interstate 30 Friday afternoon in Arlington.

Officials have closed off roads of I-30 near Cooper Street. Drivers are asked to avoid the area. Westbound lanes have reopened.

The chase initially started in Fort Worth when police noticed a semi driver driving erratically. A police chase ensued as the truck reached speeds up to 100 mph and hit other vehicles.

The truck plowed through concrete barriers before crashing.

The driver, who has not been identified at this time, was able to escape and was sent to the hospital, Fort Worth Police say. A person inside the semi was taken into custody, according to Arlington police.

Road closures have created a major delay in the area. People have gathered outside on the service road to watch the crash scene.

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