Accident reported south of Border Patrol checkpoint

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - An update is now available from the Department of Public Safety concerning the accident that occurred early Wednesday morning near the Border Patrol Station on Highway 83.

According to official, a car drove onto the wrong side of the road and hit a tractor trailer.

When the driver of the car was questioned, he admitted he was tired.
No injuries were reported from the accident.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Texas Department of Transportation is reporting an accident on Highway 83 north of State Highway 255.

Officials say a vehicle accident happened south of the Border Patrol checkpoint.

So far no injuries have been reported; however, drivers are being asked to avoid the area or expect long delays.

Right now Southbound US 83 North traffic rerouted to State Highway 44 to Interstate 35.