Nacogdoches police: Traffic signal damaged by hit-and-run driver

Updated: Feb. 27, 2020 at 8:39 AM CST
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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - Repairs are being made to a traffic light that was damaged by a hit-and-run driver early Thursday morning, according to Nacogdoches police.

Police received a call around 5:15 a.m. Thursday that a driver crashed into a lightbox near the northwest corner of SL 224 and FM 2259 (Woden Road). Authorities said the driver left the scene by officers arrived.

The Texas Department of Transportation issued a Traffic ALERT early Thursday in the area.

Until repairs are made, the signal is in red flash mode (stop and go traffic pattern) and a temporary stop sign has been placed.

Motorists should use caution and stay alert in the area for workers and equipment as repairs are made.

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