18-wheeler collides with center barrier, takes down light pole

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HARLINGEN, Texas — On Wednesday an 18-wheeler, heading east, had a front tire blowout causing the driver to lose control

According to Harlingen Police, the semi collided with the center barrier, taking down a light pole. Police reported no injuries.

Police and fire services closed down the lanes causing a massive traffic buildup.

The driver was examined by Emergency Medical Services, and the Texas Department of Transportation was notified of the damages.

Police said traffic has now been cleared.

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