A car was hit from behind by an 18-wheeler in the westbound one-lane construction area at the 357 marker just west of Ranger Hill around 4:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. The accident closed westbound I-20 at the top of Ranger Hill for a while and traffic was diverted onto the service road.
Ambulances from Eastland, Cisco and Ranger responded to the accident. Two people were transported by Air Evac and one person was transported by ground to the hospital. It was reported that none of the accident victims were from the Abilene area and their condition is unknown.