Crash shuts down US-54 NB near Ellerthorpe Friday morning

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A crash on US-54 Northbound Friday morning led to a several hour shutdown of the freeway.

El Paso Police had the Northbound lanes closed off just before 2:30 a.m. and did not open the freeway until after 6 a.m. Officers were diverting traffic off at Ellerthorpe.

It was all due to a car that crashed on the freeway, the car appeared to be heavily damaged and on its side. El Paso Fire Department dispatchers say someone was taken the hospital with minor injuries. 

No word on what caused the crash and how many people may have been involved. 


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