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      Expressway wreck brings traffic to a crawl in Mercedes

      Expressway 83 wreck slowed down traffic in Mercedes

      Authorities are investigating a wreck that slowed down traffic along Expressway 83 in Mercedes.

      It all happend on the westbound lanes of the highway near Mile 2 West just before 2 p.m. Friday.

      Details were not immediately available but the accident involved a vehicle that rear-ended another one.

      Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) state troopers are investigating the accident.

      Westbound traffic is moving slowly through the area while crews clear the wreck.