A woman was killed in an accident on the FM 1960 bridge over Lake Houston.

The wreck happened shortly before 3 p.m. in northeast Houston.

Houston police said the woman was driving a Chevrolet Impala westbound on FM 1960 when she made an improper U-turn. Her vehicle was then hit by a black SUV traveling east.

The 38-year-old victim died at the scene.

The accident caused major traffic problems while investigators were on scene.

The victim's name was not immediately released.