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Traffic: Dallas Fire-Rescue responds to more than 50 crashes Wednesday morning

Rainy weather conditions have caused several accidents Wednesday morning throughout North Texas.

This story will continue to be updated as new traffic details are released.  

Emergency crews have been busy Wednesday morning as rainy weather conditions caused several car accidents through North Texas. 

Dallas Fire-Rescue officials said from midnight to 8 a.m. they responded to 54 major traffic accidents. 

Fort Worth Fire crews responded to 15 crashes from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m.. Officials however said that number is a "normal amount of crashes." 

One major accident near Carrollton caused traffic delays for hours as seven-vehicles and an 18-wheeler was involved. 

The crash occurred around 5:30 a.m. on I-35E northbound at Valwood Parkway. Vehicles have been advised to exit at Crosby while crews clean up oil spills from the scene. 

Drivers can also take Josey Lane, Broadway Street, or Hutton Road to get around the accident. 

A police spokesperson said no injuries have been reported in connection with the crash. 

Another crash caused traffic delays in Dallas and involved a jackknifed 18-wheeler, according to officials. 

Traffic was backed up at U.S. 75 southbound at Elm Street. Crews were only allowing drivers in the right lane to get by for several hours. 

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