1 critical after I35 crash near Bruceville-Eddy


The Department of Public Safety reports one man critically injured in a Monday morning crash on I35 near Bruceville-Eddy.

DPS spokesman Ryan Howard said the crash was reported about 4:00 a.m. in the northbound lanes near mile marker 314.

Howard said that the driver of a Chevrolet SUV had been going north in the outside lane and suddenly crossed over the traffic lanes and crashed into the concrete barrier.

Another driver uplled over onto the shoulder to call in a report and get emergency services on the way.

In the meantime, the driver of a GMC truck tractor rig saw the citizen pulled over on the shoulder and moved over to give him room,  the crashed into the SUV.

The driver of the SUV was transported to Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple in critical condition.

His name was not released as of Monday morning.

The crashed caused a considerable backup of traffic on the northbound side of the Interstate,  but it was cleared before 7:00 a.m.

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