Accident Shuts Down Highway 59

A driver is recovering after an accident in Lufkin Sunday night. Authorities had to pull the trapped man from his mangled vehicle on highway 59. Officials say the driver ran into a parked semi truck pulled off on the shoulder. The wreck shut down highway 59 for an hour. No word yet on the condition of the driver. He was transported by ambulance to a Lufkin hospital. No one else was injured.