Crews Respond to Fatal Wreck on Northbound Hwy 281 Lanes

4 years 11 months 1 week ago Monday, July 24 2017 Jul 24, 2017 July 24, 2017 6:08 PM July 24, 2017 in News

NEAR EDINBURG – Emergency response crews were called to the scene of a fatal wreck in Edinburg on Monday.

Authorities said a male passenger died as a result of the crash.

The incident happened on Highway 281 near the Trenton Road exit. Traffic was backed up for almost a mile this afternoon.

Edinburg Police Department spokesman Peter De La Garza said the call came in around 4:30 p.m. on Monday.

He said the female driver of a black SUV lost control in the northbound lanes, veered to the left and hit a concrete barrier.

She was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

No other vehicles were involved.

The investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing. 

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