Rear-end collision sends truck spinning on expressway

Fire Department

A passenger was transported to a local hospital after the truck he was in was rear-ended on the expressway.

The crash happened on Expressway 83 in La Feria near Solis Road.

The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. and authorities said a car traveling eastbound read-ended a truck exiting the expressway.

Authorities said the truck spun before coming to a stop on the highway.

La Feria Police Department, the Department of Public Safety (DPS), La Feria Fire Department and EMS responded to the scene.

At least one person was injured as a result of the crash and minor injuries are being reported.

Two lanes were closed on the expressway temporarily while crews worked to clean up the area.

Action 4 News will provide updates as information is made available.