RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A rollover wreck has closed down a roadway in Rusk County.
The roadway at Loop 571 and FM 2276 remains closed after it was damaged due to a rollover wreck involving a concrete truck, according to the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management.
The Rusk County OEM posted an update at 12:20 p.m. that reported the section of Loop 571 would remain closed for several hours. They recommend drivers used FM 2276 to US 259 North in order to travel in the area. Southbound traffic may use FM 2276 to Loop 571 but only if they remain heading south.
Rusk County OEM reports troopers on the scene of the wreck advise the roadway has been damaged. It is reported that TxDOT will have to make assessments of the roadway and possible repairs before it can be reopened.
Drivers are advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes.
KLTV will continue to provide updates as they become available.