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Accident shuts down highway after truck carrying mobile home damages power lines Loop 1604 at La Cantera

TxDOT confirmed the accident was causing delays in both directions of Loop 1604 at La Cantera and urged drivers to use alternate routes.

SAN ANTONIO — A major accident involving a big rig and modular home shut down traffic on Loop 1604 at La Cantera in both directions on Friday afternoon.

Texas Department of Transportation confirmed the accident was causing delays in both directions of Loop 1604 and urged drivers to use alternate routes.

The agency said on Twitter around 3:10 p.m. that both sides of the highway were closed due to the "traffic incident." The agency did not give any other details on what led to the accident.

Initial reports are that an 18-wheeler carrying a large modular home struck a pole and damaged power lines, some of which fell across lanes of traffic. A bucket truck came in to lift those lines off the highway. A repair effort is underway on several electrical poles that were impacted by the crash.

Images from Chopper 5 show the accident involves an 18-wheeler that was hauling a modular home. There is no word on whether there were any injuries from this accident.

By 5 p.m. traffic was beginning to move again, one lane in each direction.

KENS 5 has reached out to multiple agencies for more information.

Credit: Chopper 5
Credit: Chopper 5

This is a developing story and further details will be added as they are received. Check back to this article.



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