Accident Shuts Down Highway

An accident shuts down a major highway in Wichita Falls on Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities said it happened around 6:p.m. on Highway 82.  The driver of a green vehicle was heading westbound on the highway and missed his exit.  This is when authorities said the driver attempted to make a u-turn on the highway, but didn’t see the 18-wheeler.  The driver of the green car ended up colliding with the 18-wheeler on the right side and both vehicle ended up in the middle of the highway.

Authorities said there were only minor injuries.  However, traffic was closed off in both directions for a while.