Flipped 18-wheeler slows traffic Wednesday morning on Southbound U.S. 69 near Evadale

Overturned 18-wheeler slows traffic along US 69 near Evadale

EVADALE - An overturned 18-wheeler snarled southbound traffic along U.S. Highway 69 near Evadale Wednesday morning.

The single vehicle wreck happened just inside Jasper County at the Neches River and is being investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The driver was was out of the cab and walking around the scene following the wreck.

From the Texas Department of Public Safety...

At approximately 8:30a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a report of a single vehicle rollover crash near the intersection of US 96 and FM 105 in Jasper County.

Troopers and emergency personnel arrived on the scene moments ago; therefore, there are few details to be released.  Reports of injuries cannot be confirmed at this time.

Motorists are urged to use caution while traveling in the area and stay alert for slow moving or stopped traffic.

Additional details will be released as information is confirmed.

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