Northbound lanes of US 59 north of Lufkin blocked after wreck

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - All northbound lanes on Business 59 on the north side of Lufkin are blocked following a two-vehicle accident.

Lufkin police spokeswoman Jessica Pebsworth said the wreck involves an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck.

TxDOT is on the scene. Pebsworth said she did not know how long the traffic would be blocked.

Traffic on the Business 59 is being diverted to the US 59/Loop 287 on-ramp.

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