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Truck crash stops traffic on Highway 277 south of Abilene

Published On: Dec 24 2013 05:27:27 AM CST   Updated On: Sep 11 2013 01:26:04 PM CDT
Highway 277 Truck accident
ABILENE, Texas -

A jackknifed 18-wheeler diverted traffic for several hours Tuesday night on Highway 277 near FM 89 south of Abilene.

The accident happened about 5:45 p.m.

Officers at the scene said the driver of the truck was headed north on 277 when he lost control on the wet road and crashed.  A second 18-wheeler couldn't stop in time and then hit that truck.

The first truck ended up blocking both lanes of Highway 277 for several hours.  

No one was injured.