18 Wheeler and Car Involved in Loop Accident in Lufkin

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Officials are at the scene of a major accident in Lufkin at Loop 287 and Hwy 59 north.

The accident is involving a car and an 18 wheeler.

KTRE reporters on the scene say an 18 wheeler carrying lumber was west bound on loop 287 when a small car coming off of Timberland Drive pulled in front of it.

The 18 wheeler t-boned the car, causing the truck to turn over and spill it's load of lumber.

West bound lanes of the loop are blocked, with traffic being diverted to hwy 59.

The driver of the car, Weston Adams, was taken to Memorial Hospital with possible  internal and head injuries.

The driver of the truck was okay.

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