Truck goes off overpass in major wreck

Emergency crews are on scene of a major wreck.

UPDATE: One person has been transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The wreck occured at approximately 9:00 p.m. Amarillo Police Department's Traffic Investigation Squad is on scene to investigate the incident. At this time Hillside and I-27 remains closed.


mergency crews are on scene of a major wreck at Hillside and Interstate 27.

A pickup truck appears to have gone off the overpass over Hillside landing on the concrete below.

At this time we are trying to confirm all of the details. However, according to scanner traffic, one person has been transported to the hospital with critical injuries.

At this time westbound traffic is being redirected on Hillside and the frontage road has been reduced to one lane.