Southwest Freeway reopens after 9-car crash

Published On: Nov 22 2011 03:07:29 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 06 2013 11:53:14 AM CST
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HOUSTON -

A crash involving nine vehicles shut down most lanes of the Southwest Freeway Wednesday morning.

Officials said the driver of a white Mitsubishi lost control of his vehicle, which spun out and hit a wall, causing a chain-reaction wreck in the inbound lanes of U.S. 59 at Weslayan shortly after 10 a.m. All but one lane were closed to traffic. The scene was cleared at 10:30 a.m. and all lanes reopened.

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No injuries were reported.

Investigators said weather and slick roads were likely the cause of the crash.

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