Ice brings wrecks, delays, but no injuries


A Toyota Sequoia SUV sits where it landed after it rolled in a one-vehicle wreck Tuesday night on the U.S. 84 bridge over Lake Mexia. Beyond the crashed vehicle, a Mexia EMS unit checks the driver. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Mexia News Staff Report

Ice was the cause of a one-car rollover on the U.S. 84 bridge over Lake Mexia Tuesday night, as well as two accidents in the city limits, but no one was injured in any of the wrecks.
The Department of Public Safety said ice is the reason a Toyota Sequoia SUV rolled about 9 p.m., then came to rest on its side near the eastbound “fog line” about halfway across the Lake Mexia bridge.
Mexia and Lake Mexia Fire Departments responded to the wreck. Traffic was down to a single lane as the victim or victims were treated, with eastbound and westbound traffic take turns passing past wreck for about 45 minutes. DPS called the Texas Department of Transportation to sand the bridge after the accident. A DPS accident report was not complete as of presstime yesterday, so no further information was available on the wreck.
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