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18-wheeler wreck on Tyler's northside

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A wreck involving an 18-wheeler created a traffic tie-up for some motorists on the northside of Tyler.

According to Tyler police, a small truck collided with an 18-wheeler on Hwy 69 N. north of  FM 2016 just before 10:30 am, Thursday.

According to authorities, the 18-wheeler was slowing down to turn right into Storage Services Incorporated, and the pick up truck was unable to stop in time and slammed into the back of the big rig.

The driver of the pick up truck was transported to a Tyler hospital. The extent of his injuries are not known at this time.

Both northbound lanes of Highway 69 were temporarily closed while crews cleared the scene. Traffic was rerouted onto the shoulder.

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