Overnight wreck misses downtown Tyler mural by inches

Overnight wreck misses downtown Tyler mural by inches

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler Police responded to a close call near the downtown square early Thursday.

Around 1:00 a.m., Tyler police, a fire truck, and ambulance responded to a wreck at the corner of South Broadway Avenue and Elm Street, a block from the downtown square.

An SUV involved in a wreck came to a stop inches away from the ‘Eyes of Tyler’ mural on the side of the Lindsey Building.

The 10 by 20 foot mural was unveiled in 2017.

The driver was transported from the scene by ambulance as a precaution.

Additional details about the incident were not immediately available.

There was no damage to the mural or the building.

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