UPDATE 10:30 P.M.: Multiple-Vehicle Accident at FM 1788 and TX 191 3/4/13
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UPDATE 10:30 P.M.
Midland Police Department
One person was sent to the hospital with minor injuries after a driver failed to yield right-of-way at a red light on Monday.
Midland Police Department responded to the accident at approximately 4:26 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 191 and FM 1788.
A work truck was headed northbound at the intersection and disobeyed a red light signal while turning left, causing it to collide with a pickup headed southbound. The impact caused the pickup to be pushed over a guardrail into northbound traffic, where it struck a blue Nissan Sentra. The driver of the Nissan was sent to Midland Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
UPDATE 5:04 P.M.
Northbound 1788 was backed up between 1 and 2 miles on FM 1788 due to the wreck underneath the 191 overpass.
The accident involved between 2 and 4 cars, including a Nissan sedan and a Chevy pickup. One person has been transported to the hospital, but their condition is not yet known.
Southbound 1788 has just been reopened and Northbound remains closed under the overpass.
Stay tuned to CBS7 News for more information.
MIDLAND - An accident involving multiple vehicles has been reported under the 191 overpass on FM 1788 in Midland.
CBS7 has a crew on the way to the scene. Stay tuned for more information.