Two major accidents on loop 323 in Tyler

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9:30 UPDATE:

All lanes of loop 323 are now open to traffic.

The Tyler Police Department responded to two major accidents on west Loop 323 Monday afternoon.

The first one involved multiple vehicles, including a logging truck in the northbound lanes of Town Park/Spur 364 and Loop 323. Police say the semi overturned, scattering logs across the road. One of the logs rolled down an embankment and hit a vehicle at a local car dealership.

To clean up the debris, both northbound lanes were shut down. 

Around 7:15 Monday evening, the scene was cleared and lanes were reopened to traffic. Fortunately, no one was hurt.

Officers also responded to an accident at 31 West and Loop 323 involving multiple vehicles. No word on any injuries in that second accident.

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