Wreck slows traffic on US 59

An overturned tractor-trailer carrying cars, a white Honda Pilot and a construction truck were involved in a wreck on U.S. Highway 59 on Thursday. According to a state trooper at the scene, the tractor-trailer driver sustained minor injuries and was taken to Citizens Medical Center.
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An 18-wheeler hauling six vehicles on a metal trailer rolled over Thursday morning near Inez, forcing officials to close a southbound lane on U.S. Highway 59.

The overturned tractor-trailer, a white Honda Pilot and a construction truck were involved in the wreck.

A state trooper at the scene said the tractor-trailer driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to Citizens Medical Center.

The two other drivers were not hurt.

The tractor-trailer and the Honda were traveling to Corpus Christi, the trooper said.

No other details were available late Thursday.



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