Highway 6 Back Open to Traffic

By: KBTX Staff
By: KBTX Staff

A two vehicle accident around six o'clock Tuesday morning left parts of Highway 6 closed for several hours.

College Station police say a Ford Escort was stopped in the outside, northbound lane of Highway 6 on the bridge over Harvey Road. A pickup truck struck the car, causing extensive damage to both vehicles. The pickup flipped and came to a rest on the north side of the bridge.

Officials say both drivers were transported to the College Station Medical Center. The Escort's driver, 62-year-old Gonzalo Garcia, Junior of College Station, received serious injuries and was taken into surgery. The driver of the pickup, 42-year-old Warren Bledsoe of College Station, was treated and released.

The accident remains under investigation.

KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 2534881 - kbtx.com/a?a=2534881
Gray Television, Inc.