2017-03-16 / Front Page

Accident shuts down Highway 361

Port Aransas police are reporting that traffic is backed up on State Highway 361 because of a major accident near Pioneer RV Resort.

A motorcycle struck a pickup truck, according to PAPD Chief Scott Burroughs.

Police closed the highway in order to deal with the accident, the chief said.

The accident occurred about 4:15 p.m.

Police had no immediate word on the extent of injuries or the number of people involved. More to come.

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