From Staff Reports
Traffic was diverted Thursday afternoon on U.S. 78 between Wylie and Lavon to allow police and emergency personnel access to a 2-vehicle wreck that claimed a reported three lives.
The wreck occurred about 2 p.m. on U.S. 78 near Rettop Rd. Traffic from Wylie was backed up to the Walmart Store. Northbound passenger vehicles were diverted on to a road over Lake Lavon dam.
Early law enforcement reports indicated that one of the vehicles caught fire and was put out by an individual with a fire extinguisher.
Wylie Fire Rescue responded to the wreck, as well as Wylie Police and Department of Public Safety Troopers.
For additional information see the April 6 issue of The Wylie News.