Investigation Underway into Accident Causing 281 Shutdown
UPDATE (11/28): Highway 281 is now open following a major accident that forced it to be closed.
An overnight crash caused the closure.
The final pieces of the tractor trailer have been removed and all the NB lanes of I-69C are open. pic.twitter.com/guUb0KGP0U— TxDOT Pharr District (@TxDOTPharr) November 28, 2018
Investigators say everyone involved survived.
EDINBURG – A major accident forced the expressway in Edinburg to be shut down for hours overnight and into the morning.
It happened Tuesday around 10:30 p.m. on the northbound lane of Expressway 281 near Ramseyer Road.
The accident involved a tractor-trailer truck and passenger vehicle, causing the truck to engulf in flames.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS has not received information on the conditions of the people in the vehicles.
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