The Beaumont Police Department is tending to an accident on Highway 69, just north of the Delaware and 11th Street exits and entrance ramps. The release from the BPD is as follows:
Today at 3:05 p.m. Beaumont Police received a call in reference to a Major Traffic Accident in the 3300 block of Eastex. A vehicle has lost control and crossed the median striking another vehicle. Both sides of the Highway are currently shut down from Eastex/Lucas to Eastex/Delaware. Beaumont Police urge citizens to avoid the area and to find an alternate route. There is no time table at this point as to how long the highway will be shut down.