SAN ANTONIO – Two persons are hospitalized after an 18-wheeler Amazon supply truck fell off the freeway on the Northeast Facet, in response to San Antonio police.
The incident occurred earlier than 5 a.m., Sunday, at N Loop 1604 West and Lookout Street. Nonetheless, as of round 9:40 a.m., authorities and TxDOT officers had been nonetheless working the scene.
Site visitors is being diverted within the space and drivers which might be touring on the westbound lanes should exit at Lookout Street and search an alternate route. Drivers within the eastbound lanes of N Loop 1604 are unable to take the turnaround at Lookout, as that’s the place the incident occurred.
Police mentioned the truck had veered into the best lanes and fell off the freeway. The railing on the roadway was broken, particles remains to be scattered on the scene and there was additionally extreme harm to the overhead metal signal gantry.
Each the driving force and co-pilot of the truck had been taken to an space hospital for accidents, police mentioned. Their situations are at the moment unknown at the moment. No different autos had been concerned within the accident.
TxDOT is using cranes on the scene to assist the metal gantry to stop it from collapsing on the freeway. Authorities nonetheless count on to be on scene for a number of hours.
It’s at the moment unclear what precipitated the accident at the moment however we’ll deliver extra particulars as they develop into accessible.
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