Accident closes southbound 287 for nearly half and hour

Bowie Rural VFD and the City of Bowie responded to the semi-tractor trailer rig accident on U.S. 287 Southbound lane shortly after 8 a.m. Monday. The accident occurred north of Bowie, just north of Jerry Walker Road. Details are unclear at this time, but the driver of the rig was being treated at the scene by Bowie EMS. The southbound lane was closed while the driver was attended to by the EMTs and the road was cleared of debris. After about 30 minutes it was reopened and traffic resumed. (Photo by Ray Jones)