Traffic blocked after 1-vehicle wreck on FM 850 in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Emergency crews have blocked both lanes of traffic on FM 850 in Smtih County so that a medical helicopter can land after a vehicle went off the road and struck a tree Wednesday.

Sgt. Darrell Coslin with the Smith County Sheriff's Office said SCSO's dispatch received several calls about a one-vehicle wreck that occurred on FM 850. Callers said a vehicle went off the road and struck a tree, and one caller said a person may have been ejected from the vehicle.

First responders from the Arp Volunteer Fire Department are already at the scene, Coslin said. He added that a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper, first responders from the Overton VFD, and EMS personnel were en route to the scene as of about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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