Major Accident (Ellis County)

Highway 287 is closed between Waxahachie and Ennis due to an earlier 18 wheeler crash. This morning around 6am, Ellis County ESD #6 firefighters, Ellis County EMS Medic 162, and multiple law enforcement responded to an 18 wheeler crash on southbound Highway 287 near Old Church Road. One patient was ground transported with serious injuries. Reports indicate the 18 wheeler was significantly damaged. Extensive cleanup is still in progress.