Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down I-10 ramp

Ramp expected to be closed until at least 5:30 p.m.

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HOUSTON - An overturned semi truck is causing problems during the Wednesday afternoon commute.

Transportation officials said an 18-wheeler tipped over on the I-10 East westbound ramp at Eastex Freeway around 1 p.m.

Officials said the driver was going too fast when the trailer loaded with blocks of steel tipped onto the guardrail.

The ramp is expected to be closed until at least 5:30 p.m.

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