TRAFFIC ALERT: Overturned dump truck closes one lane of E. 5th S - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

TRAFFIC ALERT: Overturned dump truck closes one lane of E. 5th St. in Tyler

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - One lane of a busy Tyler roadway is closed after a dump truck overturned Thursday afternoon.

According to Tyler Fire Department, one westbound lane of E. 5th Street near Fleishel Avenue is closed. This is near Tyler Junior College's Robert M. Rogers Nursing and Health Science Center. Firefighters initially believed someone had been pinned in as a result of the accident, but the man was able to free himself.

Ambulances were called to the scene as a precaution, but no injuries have been reported.

Fire crews and the Tyler Police Department are on scene.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.

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