Update: Maplewood Open From Kemp To Midwestern Pkwy

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UPDATE: Maplewood Avenue is back open after being closed for a couple of hours from Kemp Blvd to Midwestern Parkway.

Friday afternoon, Wichita Falls police say a man’s truck leaked transmission fluid after a minor accident.

Shortly after he pulled over, another accident happened when a woman drove through the transmission fluid, and crashed into an electrical pole.

Officers say the driver made it out safely, even though the electric lines were still live and the roads were wet.

No word on what caused the first accident.



Wichita Falls police say Maplewood is closed from Kemp Blvd to Midwestern Parkway.

Police say Oncor is working to repair an electrical pole that was damaged during an accident on Friday. 

Police say a man’s truck leaked transmission fluid after a minor accident on Maplewood, near Kemp Blvd. 

Shortly after, another accident occurred and a woman slid on Maplewood, crashing into an electrical pole. 

Authorities say the driver made it out safely, even though the electric lines were still live and the roads were wet.  

Police say Oncor expects this repair to take a few hours. 

WFPD urges you to avoid the area until crews finish. 

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