News: Truck accident on SH-71 causes delays and closures in Bastrop

BASTROP, TX – A truck accident on State Highway 71 yesterday afternoon caused traffic delays and road closures, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Austin.

Traffic Advisory: Westbound SH 71 closed at Tahitian Dr, on the east side of Bastrop, due to a truck crash. Traffic being pushed into the grassy median to get by. Expect delays until cleared. #atxtraffic— TxDOT Austin (@TxDOTAustin) April 8, 2021

The accident occurred on westbound SH-71, near Tahitian Drive, at about 2:20 p.m., when a truck crashed.

Traffic was forced into the grassy median to get around the collision.

Drivers were asked to expect traffic delays and to avoid the area.

It is unclear what led to the crash, or if anyone was hurt as a result.

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