HOUSTON -

The westbound mainlanes of the 610 North Loop near Hardy Toll Road have reopened after a fatal accident.

Police tell us that an 18-wheeler stopped for a stalled vehicle on the westbound lanes just past the  Hardy Toll Road. A Chevy behind the big rig slammed into the back it, then another vehicle rear-ended the Chevy.

The driver of the Chevy died at the crash.

The accident was reported around 9:30 a.m. Thursday. The lanes reopened around 1:30 p.m.