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      18-wheeler hits pickup truck in Weslaco accident

      Accident involving an 18-wheelr and a pickup truck

      Authorities are investigating an accident that involved a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler off Expressway 83 in Weslaco.

      The 18-wheeler truck crashed into a white pick-up truck on the westbound lanes of Expressway 83 at FM 1015 around 10 p.m. Thursday.

      The 18-wheeler had damage to the front right light while the pickup had damage to the left side of the vehicle.

      No major injuries were reported but Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers are investigating the accident.

      The driver of the 18-wheeler said he attempted to stop as the pickup truck was switching lanes.

      Authorities reduced lanes on the expressway in order to move the 18-wheeler and the pickup truck.

      The exact cause of the accident remains under investigation.