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Jul 1, 2014 12:42 PM

Cement Truck Crash Closes SPID

CORPUS CHRISTI - Both directions of S. Padre Island Drive at Everhart Road wwer closed due to a cement truck and a couple of cars that crashed on the eastbound side.

As of 1pm, police have opened the middle and outside eastbound lanes of the SPID freeway at Everhart. The westbound lanes remain closed.

The cement truck crashed into the center dividers while heading east and broke apart when landed in the westbound lanes of traffic.

According to police, seven people were injured in the crash.

TxDOT will need to come out and repair a couple of center concrete dividers that were knocked over in the crash. There's also three damaged cars and the cement truck in pieces on the road.

Seek an alternate route by using main roads or the Crosstown Extension to get the main roads on the southside of town.

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