DPS discouraging travel north on US Hwy 287

Pronews 7 viewer submitted photo of overturned car in dangerous conditions.

UPDATE: DPS reports US Highway 287 is now closed


The Texas Department of Public Safety is discouraging travel along northbound US Hwy 287 between Amarillo and Moore County.

Trooper Chris Ray says because of slick roads and dangerous driving conditions they are urging motorists to avoid the area.

Many accidents have occured along the roadway and according to Trooper Ray they are considering closing down the northbound section of the highway.