Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down exit ramp for hours

Published On: Jan 25 2013 07:07:38 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 25 2013 07:10:16 AM CST
big rig8
HOUSTON -

An overturned 18-wheeler blocked an exit ramp in southwest Houston for hours on Friday.

Around 3 a.m., a semi-truck with a Dumpster container on the back hit a guard rail at the U.S. 59 eastbound exit ramp to the West Loop 610 northbound and rolled over.  Police said the container flew off the back of the truck and into concrete support pillars.

No injuries were reported.

The ramp reopened at 5:52 a.m. but traffic was backed up for miles.

Check Traffic Now:

Check Construction Information:

Gallery

big rig9

Photos: Big Rig Crash

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus