HOUSTON -

A female driver had to be extricated from her vehicle Wednesday morning after smashing into a big rig in southeast Houston.

The crash happened on Almeda Genoa near Highway 288. From Sky 2 aerials, it appeared the 18-wheeler was turning onto Almeda Genoa from a gas station when the car slammed into it.

The woman was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

No word yet on what led to the accident.