UPDATE: We’ve learned that seven people have been taken to the hospital following an accident in Pharr that involved six vehicles on Monday afternoon.
Authorities said five cars and an 18-wheeler were involved in the accident.
Of the seven people taken to the hospital, one is a child, according to police. We’re told there were no fatalities in connection to this crash.
Authorities are currently on the scene of a major accident in Pharr.
Details are limited but we’re told the accident is located at 1301 W. Expressway 83 in the westbound lanes.
Our crew on the scene is reporting that the accident does involve an 18-wheeler.
We’re told traffic is backed up in the area.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible.