Accident Shuts Down Wilson Overpass

An accident shut down the Wilson Overpass on southbound US287 for several hours Saturday night. Traffic was backed up for miles.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said a pick-up and another vehicle collided head on. Troopers said one of the vehicles was heading north in the southbound lane when the two crashed. Alcohol may have been a factor in this accident.

There is no word on the condition of anyone in those vehicles.