Wreck involving big rig slows traffic south of Tyler

Wreck involving big rig slows traffic south of Tyler
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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