18-wheeler accident closes multiple lanes of I-37

Accident occurred around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday

SAN ANTONIO – An 18-wheeler accident closed down multiple lanes on a major interstate entering San Antonio, police said early Tuesday.

The accident occurred around 3:15 a.m. on the city's Southeast Side.

Police said the 18-wheeler was traveling northbound on Interstate 37 carrying produce from McAllen when it accidently took the exit to Loop 410.

The 18-wheeler jumped a guardrail and landed back onto Interstate 37, flipping on its side. 

TXDOT has since reopened the right-hand lane. The lane however will close again following peak traffic. 

The driver was not hurt in the accident.

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