TRAFFIC ALERT: One southbound lane shutdown on US 271 at Highway 155 due to 18-wheeler crash

Coke truck crash

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - One southbound lane of U.S. 271 is shutdown at Highway 155 due to a crash involving two 18-wheelers.

According to our reporter at the scene, there were no injuries. A white 18-wheeler was parked on the shoulder of the road when it was nicked by a Coca-Cola truck. The truck than drove off the road and into a shed.

Police said the driver of the coke truck fell asleep at the wheel.

(Source: Jeff Chavez KLTV)

Slow down and stay alert if you are in the area.

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