Overturned 18-wheeler on Hwy. 79 in Tarrant causes traffic detour

According to the Tarrant Police Department, an overturned 18-wheeler has caused a traffic detour on Highway 79 North Friday afternoon.

The accident occurred near Pine Hill Road and officers are currently detouring traffic by crossing it into the southbound lane of Hwy. 79. One southbound lane is currently closed.

Police expect the detour to continue into rush-hour traffic Friday evening. Motorists are urged to find alternate routes if possible.