Impairment suspected in I-10 crash involving car, semitruck

12/17/14 – Investigators suspect impairment may have been a factor in a crash on Interstate 10 at around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday.

According to the Department of Public Safety, a woman lost control of her vehicle and plowed into a semitruck in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 near "The Stack." 

Officers said the vehicle actually went underneath the semi. There was significant damage to the front end of the woman's vehicle and she had to be extricated.

She was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive.