Wrong-way driver hits tow truck on Southwest Freeway


HOUSTON – A wrong-way driver collided with a tow truck on the Southwest Freeway Monday morning.

Police said a man was driving an SUV in the northbound lanes of Spur 527 at about 3:15 a.m. when he hit the wrecker on the passenger side.

No one was hurt, police said. The tow truck had minor damage.

Houston police took the driver and a passenger in the SUV into custody. Police are investigating to see if the driver was under the influence at the time of the crash.