18-Wheeler Knocks Out Power

A wreck today involving an 18-wheeler stalls traffic in North Tyler. The driver side-swiped a station wagon on Hwy 69 just north of Loop 323. The 18-wheeler then drove through a utility pole and flipped over. Authorities say the accident knocked out power for about 2500 people for 30 minutes. All three people involved in the accident were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Julie Tam, reporting.