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287 Accident temporarily shut down traffic

 Amarillo, TX---Traffic is back open on Highway 287 after a car crash Thursday evening.

The Department of Public Safety says a woman and her passenger were driving along 287, near the Potter County Line, just after five.

Investigators say a man was changing his radio, not paying attention, and hit the red car in the rear as the woman was pulling her car over after a flat or blow out happened.

The woman is six months pregnant.

She was taken by LifeStar to the hospital. Her passenger was taken by ambulance.

The other driver, was not hurt.


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