Wrecks cause major delays on East Freeway

Two separate incidents were causing a rush hour traffic nightmare

Published On: Jul 19 2013 11:05:20 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2013 07:43:54 PM CDT
HOUSTON -

Commuters experienced major traffic delays during Friday afternoon's rush hour commute on the East Freeway.

All main lanes of I-10 have re-opened between Taylor and Highway 59. No word on any injuries in this incident.

The East Freeway near Market Street and Uvalde Road also re-opened after crews worked to remove an overturned 18-wheeler.

The 18-wheeler was on its side and all outbound lanes  of I-10 have been closed while crews worked to remove it from the freeway.

Traffic was being directed to the East Freeway outbound feeder road near Market Street.

Officials said the driver of the truck was transported to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital in an unknown condition. 

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