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One person is dead and six others were sent to the hospital after major accident in Belton

Belton Crash 7-20
Posted at 12:01 PM, Jul 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-21 14:09:30-04

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

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