Semi Wreck Causes Traffic Jam

2-25-06 – An accident on the Red River Bridge Saturday afternoon backed up traffic for miles on Interstate 35.

The wreck happened around 3:30 p.m. Troopers say an SUV was traveling north when the driver lost control and crashed on the bridge. An 18-wheeler, trying to avoid the wreck, hit another car – blocking the northbound lanes.

One person was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Traffic in the northbound lanes was backed up all the way to highway 82 in Gainesville.