Major wreck with two 18-wheelers shuts down traffic on 1604 in east Bexar County

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SAN ANTONIO – An accident involving two 18-wheelers caused major traffic problems on Loop 1604 in east Bexar County.

The accident was reported after 11 a.m. Tuesday on 1604 south of Interstate 10 near Schuwirth Road. 

Bexar County sheriff's officials said the 18-wheelers were traveling in different directions when they clipped one another.

One of the 18-wheelers was hauling mulch that caught fire, but the trailer avoided serious damage.

Officials said both drivers were expected to be OK. 

One lane of 1604 was re-opened and was expected to stay that way for several hours.

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