Major wreck shuts down Eastex Freeway

July 24, 2009 4:53:01 PM PDT
There was a major traffic mess in the north part of our viewing area Friday. A wrong way accident on Highway 59 near Townsen shut down the highway for several hours. All northbound lanes were blocked. Eyewitnesses say one car started driving into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle head-on. One person was killed.

The freeway has since re-opened.

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