2 Tractor-Trailers Involved in Wreck West of Monte Alto
WESLACO – The drivers of two tractor-trailers were taken to the hospital, after a crash on FM 493/La Blanca Road and FM 2812 this morning.
DPS Lt. Johnny Hernandez said one of them has major injuries. According to preliminary reports, a blue Freightliner heading west of FM 2812 failed to yield the right of way at the intersection with FM 493. The Freightliner hit a gray Kenworth tractor-trailer, which was headed north on FM 493. Hernandez said there was heavy fog at the time of the accident.
DPS troopers shut down part of FM 493, while crews cleared the scene. It has since reopened.
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