30-40 vehicles involved in pile up on IH37, traffic diverted for several hours

PLEASANTON, Texas (HCBN)- A multi-vehicle pileup, involving approximately 30-40 vehicles, happened this morning, December 19, around 7:15 AM, according to DPS officials. The pileup took place on IH 37 southbound at FM 99 near Campbellton.

Traffic was temporarily diverted through Campbellton as the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Live Oak County Sheriff’s Office, DPS, and Atascosa Fire and EMS worked to clear the scene.

As said by The Front Page, multiple injuries and vehicle fires were reported.

News4SA wrote, “[DPS] said that the intense fog was a contributing factor in the wreck. There were no fatalities, but several people were taken to local hospitals, two are in critical condition.”

The road way reopened around 2:30 PM this afternoon.

The video below, from Paul Brittain, shows the scene of the accident.