Two hospitalized in Bastrop big-rigs crash

BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) — A crash in Bastrop involving two big rigs and another car had highway lanes closed and damaged a signal light Wednesday morning.

One 18-wheeler headed east on State Highway 71 was trying to make a left turn onto State Highway 95 when another 18-wheeler heading west on SH 71 ran into it.

The wreck closed westbound lanes on SH 71 and knocked out the signal lights at that intersection.

Two people were taken to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries, according to Bastrop police. 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. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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