EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The city of Edinburg is reporting northbound U.S. 281 main lanes are all clear in the area after an 18-wheeler loaded with cabbage overturned Tuesday night.
A TxDOT spokesperson said the main lanes were cleared and reopened around 2 a.m. Wednesday near Davis Road.
A media release from the city sent on Tuesday night said police responded to the 8400 block of north I-69C in reference to a Kenworth Tractor that was pulling an enclosed trailer.
When officers arrived they saw the trailer on its side. Further investigation revealed the tractor-trailer was traveling northbound when one of its tires blew out causing the driver to lose control, said the city’s media release.
A 52-year-old man from Elsa was transported to DHR with minor injuries.