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.

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