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TRAFFIC ALERT: Fatal accident on Highway 69 south of Bullard, motorists should avoid area

Fire crews work an accident on Highway 69 near Bullard Fire crews work an accident on Highway 69 near Bullard
Traffic accesses the one northbound lane of Highway 69 after a one-vehicle accident Traffic accesses the one northbound lane of Highway 69 after a one-vehicle accident
Emergency officials parked along the northbound shoulder of Highway 69 south of Bullard Emergency officials parked along the northbound shoulder of Highway 69 south of Bullard
BULLARD, TX (KLTV) -

Drivers traveling on Highway 69 south of Bullard are encouraged to seek an alternate route after a fatal accident Friday evening.

According to witnesses, multiple agencies are on scene at a one-vehicle wreck on Highway 69 near the intersection of Farm to Market 2493. It appears that a vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree. Northbound traffic is down to one lane at this time but traffic is moving slowly.

DPS confirms that an adult female died in the crash. Two children were taken to a local hospital in critical condition. No identities have been released at this time.

Drivers in the area are encouraged to use a different route if possible. This accident is directly in front of KE Bushman's Winery.

The Texas Department of Public Safety, Bullard Police Department, Bullard Fire Department and Flint-Gresham Fire Department are on scene.

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