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Volkswagen falls off car carrier and onto East Loop Freeway after crash

HOUSTON – A new car being transported on an 18-wheeler fell off the truck during an accident on a northeast Houston freeway.

The accident happened in the westbound lanes of 610 East Loop at Wallisville.

According to Houston police, a truck crashed into the rear end of an 18-wheeler, which was carrying new vehicles.

The force of the impact cause one of the vehicles, a Volkswagen Tiguan, to come undone and fall of the back of the trailer.

The Volkswagen came to rest on the freeway.

No one was injured.

The driver who caused the accident was ticketed for speeding.