Crash involving big rig sends one to hospital

FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A crash involving an 18-wheeler has closed the southbound lanes to traffic on State Highway 95 between Channel Road and FM 971.

The crash happened just south of Granger, where one person was taken from the wreck to Seton Williamson Hospital.

The big rig caught fire after the crash, damaging about 200 feet of guardrail.

Texas Department of Transportation crews are working to fix the damage. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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