Wreck involving 18-wheeler backing up traffic on Lufkin loop

Source: KTRE Staff
Source: KTRE Staff
Source: KTRE Staff
Source: KTRE Staff

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Emergency personnel are working to clear a one-vehicle accident on the Lufkin loop that involved an overturned 18-wheeler.

The accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. pm Wednesday. An 18-wheeler hauling two trailers overturned near Love's Country Store, blocking both northbound lanes of traffic.

Motorists are urged to exercise caution while traveling on that portion of the Lufkin loop. Traffic in that area is being diverted onto one of the nearby service roads. Traffic is backed up all the way to Chestnut Street.

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