One person is dead after a one-vehicle accident on the Eastex Freeway.
It happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday in the 10200 block of southbound Eastex Freeway near Tidwell in northeast Houston.
Officials said three people were inside a pickup that was hauling a trailer when the truck blew a tire and lost control. The truck slammed into the freeway’s overpass column.
One person died at the scene. The two others were transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.
The two mainlanes and three frontage road lanes are closed while emergency crews cleanup the scene.