WEBXTRA: One person taken to hospital after Longview wreck involving 18-wheeler

WEBXTRA: One person taken to hospital after Longview wreck

LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - A wreck in Longview has sent one man to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It happened about 4 p.m. in the 5100 block of Loop 281 South.

Longview Police say a man driving a pickup north on the loop drifted across traffic and struck an 18-wheeler going southbound. Police say the driver of the pickup may have had a medical issue that caused him to hit the 18 wheeler head-on.

Southbound lanes were completely blocked and northbound was moving slowly with one lane open. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.

The scene has been cleared.

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