Fiery Wreck Near Central Heights Shuts Down Highway 259
UPDATE 2:30 p.m. -
All lanes of US 259 north of Nacogdoches have been reopened after a Friday morning crash. All lanes are clear for travel. Drive safely.
A Friday morning crash on Highway 259 north of Central Heights has resulted in the closure of northbound lanes. The southbound lanes of that roadway from Mahl to a few miles south of Mt. Enterprise have now been transitioned to two-way traffic until the wreck site is cleared, hopefully by the mid-morning hours.
The Texas Department of Transportation reported this morning at 7:51 that two 18-wheelers were involved in this crash that took place near the intersection with County Road 140. A video provided by motorist shows that at least one of the vehicles caught fire. At this time, no information has been released concerning injuries.