According to a release from the Lufkin Police Department, officers are currently working an accident on Loop 287 near the George H. Henderson Exposition Center that will likely slow traffic into the afternoon.
UPDATE (8/10/15 9:10 AM): Initial reports stated that the airplane that crashed was meant to carry a banner to prank the Dallas Cowboys, but that has been found to be false.
While there was indeed a fatal crash at the same airport, witnesses say it was an airplane carrying a Bud Light banner that crashed. The pilot who was supposed to carry the prank banner was scheduled to leave the airport later
If you've spent any time on I-35 between Dallas and Austin, you know it's one of the most congested stretches of roadway in the entire country. When any type of accident happens is ties up the roadway for miles. With Thursday's bridge collapse, drivers were taking a detour through Salado that added at least 30 minutes to the trip. Here's what happened.