Belton: SUV-18-wheeler crash sends 2 to hospital, shuts down highway

A crash involving an 18-wheeler closed down U.S. Highway 190/Interstate 14 Friday morning in Belton. (Photo by Alex Gibbs)
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BELTON, Texas (KWTX) An 18-wheeler ran into a parked SUV Friday morning on U.S. Highway 190/Interstate 14 in Belton sending two people to a local hospital and closing down a stretch of the busy highway.

The Belton Police Department said in a post that the eastbound highway was completely shut down at the Connell Street exit and urged motorists to consider alternative routes.

The two occupants of the SUV received what police said were minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital.

The driver of the 18-wheeler wasn’t injured.

Police said the accident scene should be cleared by around 11 a.m.

No further details were immediately available.