POSTED: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 2:38pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 2:57pm
EDINBURG, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — UPDATE: as of 3:45 p.m. most of the power has been restored and traffic signals are working with the exception of the signal at Russell Road and Closner Blvd.
Russell Road remains closed to all traffic from I69C all the way west toward Closner.
The accident involved a tractor trailer and an SUV both parties were taken to a nearby hospital with unknown type of injuries.
The Edinburg Police Department and Edinburg Fire Department are on scene of a major traffic accident at the intersection of Closner Blvd. and Russell Road.
Power is out along a large portion of north Edinburg. Traffic signals are out on Closner from 10th Street all the way north to Russell Road. Power is also out on Schunior from I69C west toward 10th Street.
The City of Edinburg is asking residents to avoid the area.