An 18-wheeler went off the road five to six miles south of Winters on 83 on Tuesday, Feb. 20 just before 5 p.m. the Runnels County Sheriff's Office reported.

An 18-wheeler went off the road five to six miles south of Winters on 83 on Tuesday, Feb. 20 just before 5 p.m. the Runnels County Sheriff's Office reported. The driver had to be cut out of the cab of the truck and was transported to Shannon Medical Center San Angelo.

On Friday, Highway 83 between highway 153 in Winters and FM 382 North of Ballinger were shut down for several hours so that the remains of the truck could be removed from the ditch. The Winters Volunteer Fire Department, Runnels County EMS, Winters Police Department. The RCSO and the Department of Public Safety all responded to the accident.