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Car slams into big rig on Highway 290

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HOUSTON – A driver was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after deputies said he slammed into a big rig in Northwest Harris County. 

Officials said the car slammed into the back of the semi around 9:30 p.m. near Highway 290 and Telge. 

The semi was not carrying a trailer. The driver was taken to the hospital.

Deputies are investigating if alcohol played a role in the crash.