Law enforcement investigating major crash on Highway 34 near Bardwell

Multiple law enforcement officers are investigating a major accident with reported fatality on Highway 34 near the Lake Bardwell bridge in Ellis County.

Highway 34 is closed in both directions between Bardwell and Highway 287. It was dispatched to be a head-on collision.

Details on the fatality(s) have not been released at this time. It’s best to avoid this route.

Update – The Highway is now open.