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UPDATE: Overturned big rig cleared, Hwy 149 reopened

UPDATE: Hwy 149 has reopened to thru traffic.

 


PANOLA COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A wreck involving an overturned 18-wheeler has traffic shut down on a major highway north of Carthage.

 

Emergency personnel responded to the wreck just before 1:00 pm, Friday.

According to authorities, An 18-wheeler collided with a passenger vehicle before overturning and blocking both lanes of traffic on Hwy 149 near County Road 260.

Emergency crews are diverting traffic at this time and authorities do not know when the highway will be re-opened.

There are injuries reported, but no word on the extent and how many.

Check back with KLTV.com as we will have updates on this situation shortly.

 

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