Aug 20, 2013 1:13 PM by Morgan Frances - MFrances@kristv.com
CORPUS CHRISTI - An accident on the Crosstown Expressway above Leopard St. caused the closure of that part of 286 for hours today.
One man said he was changing a truck tire on the side of the highway with the help of another man when a silver car slammed into the back of the truck.
The impact caused the truck to run over one of the men, hurting him. Police said he had several broken bones, but added his injuries were minor compared to what they could have been.
An ambulance took the man who was run over to Spohn Memorial where he's expected to be OK. Another ambulance took the woman driving the silver car to the hospital with a minor injury. Police had traffic exit at Leopard as a temporary detour.
They suspect the woman driving the silver car was at fault for the crash, but were unsure what citation to give her.
Police want to remind everyone to exit the highway if they need make emergency repairs to a car or truck.
6 hours ago
Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.
Send us your feedback. We want to hear from you!
Look at photos and videos and share them!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get KRISTV.com on your mobile or PDA!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
See the latest winning numbers!
|6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
|FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more