Major Wreck Hwy 279 in Brownwood, Highway Closed

UPDATE:

Three males, two of which were heading to a wedding, were taken to Brownwood Hospital after a two vehicle wreck on Highway 279 in Brownwood.

One person was ejected out of the back window of a pick-up truck.

Highway 279 is open again after two hours of being block while emergency crews cleared the scene.

 

Original Article:

BROWNWOOD, TX (KTAB/KRBC) -- Highway 279 in Brownwood is closed after a major wreck.

Two vehicles collided on Highway 279 around 3:20 Saturday afternoon. Both vehicles have heavy damage.

As of 4pm Saturday, it was reported that 3 males were transported to the hospital, their conditions are not known at this time.

People are asked to avoid the area in order to prevent traffic from backing up even more.

Emergency crews are continuing to clean up the scene but are not sure how long the roadway will be blocked.

BigCountryHomepage will continue to update this article as more information becomes available.

 


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