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Back-to-back crashes involving 18-wheelers shut down parts of Loop 1604

No injuries or fatalities were reported in either crash

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SAN ANTONIO10:15 a.m. Update:

Another crash involving an 18-wheeler has shut down the westbound lanes of Loop 1604, just before Stone Oak, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened Saturday morning at 1200 N Loop 1604.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area is possible, as it may be several hours before the 18-wheeler is removed off of the highway.

No injuries were reported.

Original:

Part of Loop 1604 is blocked after an 18-wheeler lost control while traveling eastbound and crashed into a retaining wall, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened at 5:24 a.m., Saturday, on Loop 1604 just before the NW Military exit.

Police said the wet road caused the 18-wheeler to jackknife and crash into the retaining wall. The truck is still blocking all 1604 lanes going eastbound and will remain pinned until it can be removed by specialty tow trucks, officials said.

The road could be blocked for at least two or three more hours, until the 18-wheeler is removed off of the highway, police said.

No injuries or fatalities were reported.

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