18-wheeler smashes into car killing passenger and stopping traffic flow at bridge

A two vehicle accident on the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge has left one person dead.

According to Pharr police, the collision happened just before 6 o TMclock this evening.

The accident involved an 18-wheeler and a small car.

One of the passengers in the small car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Their identity will not be released until the family is notified.

The border crossing will be closed until the scene is cleared.

No word yet on how long that will be.

We will keep you posted with all the latest details.