LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A one-vehicle wreck has clogged traffic on US 59 south of Lufkin.
The wreck involves an SUV and 18-wheeler near Lufkin Power Sports.
As of 4:30 p.m., traffic is diverted to one lane on the southbound side.
According to authorities, a 17-year-old was driving northbound when an 18-wheeler was attempting to change lanes. The driver was avoiding the 18-wheeler when he lost control of his vehicle, and drifted across the other side of the highway, rolling over into a ditch.
Police later identified the driver as Luis Hernandez, of Diboll.
The family took Hernandez to a hospital to get checked out, but it appears he has escaped with no visible injuries.
Lufkin police did not write any citations.