Highway 6 Back Open to Traffic

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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.