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Wreck involving big rig slows traffic south of Tyler

18-wheeler accident working on Highway 69 S. 18-wheeler accident working on Highway 69 S.
Traffic blocked on Highway 69 S. south of Tyler. Traffic blocked on Highway 69 S. south of Tyler.
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -  Traffic was backed up on Highway 69 S. for about an hour Thursday morning because of a wreck involving a big rig.

According to police, an 18-wheeler and another vehicle collided just before 6:45 a.m. on Highway 69 S. at County Road 152. The northbound lanes of Highway 69 S. were blocked temporarily.

All lanes have been re-opened, but crews are still waiting on a heavy duty wrecker to tow the 18-wheeler. Injuries were reported, but were not life-threatening.

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