18-wheeler wreck slows traffic on Expressway 83 in McAllen

Accident involving 18-wheeler on eastbound lanes of Expressway 83 in McAllen

Traffic is moving at a crawl on Expressway 83 following an accident involving an 18-wheeler in McAllen.

It all happened on the eastbound lanes of Expressway 83 near South 10th Street just before 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Details were not immediately available but the accident involved an 18-wheeler.

Authorities shut down the eastbound lanes of the expressway in the area while crews clear the scene.

McAllen police reported that the expressway was reopened just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.