Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes Down Portion Of Loop 340

By: Kyle Muscarello Email
By: Kyle Muscarello Email
A multi-vehicle lunch hour crash closed down a portion of Loop 340 early Wednesday afternoon in Waco.

(Photo by Kyle Muscarello)

WACO (July 16, 2014) Traffic on Loop 340 at the Bagby Avenue overpass in Waco was snarled and moving extremely slowly early Wednesday afternoon after a traffic crash involving an 18-wheeler.

The crash shut down a portion of eastbound Loop 340 including both the Dallas and Austin on-ramps to Interstate 35.

The accident, which involved an 18-wheeler, a hearse, and a passenger car, was reported at around 12:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers say the passenger car rear-ended the hearse and then was hit by the 18-wheeler, which forced the car off the highway.

The woman who was driving the car was taken to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center for treatment, but information about her injuries wasn’t available.

The drivers of the hearse and the 18-wheeler were not hurt, police said.

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