Semitruck crash shuts down US 290 lanes

Star Flight

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A crash involving a big rig and a pickup truck has shut down the eastbound lanes of U.S. Highway 290 in Manor early Friday morning. Crews are warning drivers to expect heavy backups in the area as they investigate the crash.

Emergency repsponders rescued a man in his 40s who was pinned in his vehicle. He was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge. STARFlight was also requested at the wreck. 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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s