Drunken man arrested after wrecking on S. Broadway in Tyler

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 10:51am

According to Smith County jail records, Quinten Mackey was released from jail at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday.
All northbound traffic on Broadway will be closed until further notice.  The closure will effect Broadway from the 2000 block South to the 2400 Block.  All drivers are asked to avoid this area until further notice. ONCOR electric was called to the scene to clear the downed power lines.The driver of the vehicle was un-injured and was subsequently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.Officers arrived to find a one vehicle accident with utility poles down in the roadway.On January 4, 2011, Tyler Police responded to a traffic accident in the 2100 block of South Broadway Avenue.


The driver of the vehicle involved in this accident has been identified as Quinten Mackey a 39 year old male of Whitehouse.The estimated completion time from ONCOR is late morning as of now.Drivers are still urged to seek alternate routes of travel.The north bound inside lane of Broadway has been reopened for vehicle traffic.UPDATE: At this time ONCOR electric continues to work on the downed power lines in the 2100 Block of South Broadway.


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