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LATEST: One airlifted following Wednesday crash on SH-136

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12:12 p.m.

Deputies with the Potter County Sheriff's Office said a semi-truck collided with a passenger vehicle on SH-136 around 11:30 a.m. 

The driver of the car was airlifted to an area hospital after being extricated from the vehicle. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

Officials did not determine who was at fault for the wreck.

The Texas Department of Public Safety will lead the investigation.

11:52 a.m. 

Authorities are slowly opening northbound traffic on SH-136.

11:42 a.m.

 Potter County deputies and emergency personnel are clearing wreckage along SH-136 and F.M. 245.

The wreck has closed traffic on the highway in both directions. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area while officials restore traffic. 

A LifeStar helicopter landed near the wreck and has since left the scene but the severity of the injuries are currently unknown.

Video shot from the passenger side of a vehicle near the crash shows the traffic delays around noon and the LifeStar helicopter on scene. (Video courtesy Raham Al-Iedani)

NewsChannel 10 is on scene and will have updates on the traffic and the crash when they become available.

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