TEMPLE (July 31, 2014) Traffic backed up for miles early Thursday afternoon on southbound Interstate 35 north of Temple after an accident involving two 18-wheelers and a car.
The accident, near Pendleton Road, left the southbound lanes blocked.
At one point the backup stretched for more than 8 miles, the Texas Department of Transportation said.
The accident scene has since been cleared and traffic has started to flow normally, TxDOT said.
Information about injuries wasn't immediately available Thursday afternoon.