BELL COUNTY — Belton Police received a call about a major accident on northbound I-35 just before 11 am on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Police say the accident is on northbound I-35 between Shanklin and Loop 121.
According to Sgt. Bryan Washko with DPS, 7 vehicles were involved in the crash and 12 people were involved.
One person has died and six other people were transported to Baylor Scott & White in Temple.
Texas DPS confirmed the individual who passed away was a 13-year-old boy from Florida.
The incident is currently under investigation and the highway will be shut down for a few more hours
Units are working a major accident in the area of the 291 northbound on I-35 between Shanklin and Loop 121. Please consider alternate routes or prepare for delays. pic.twitter.com/EH5ISvVGXD— Belton Police Dept (@BeltonPolice) July 20, 2021
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