Search underway for driver after 18-wheeler cab found in Brays Bayou

HOUSTON – An 18-wheeler cab was found Friday in Brays Bayou on Telephone Road at Wheeler.

Houston police were called around 5:30 a.m. when a passerby saw an 18-wheeler cab in the water under a bridge.

Officers found the truck in the bayou with the driver's side door open. 

The Houston Fire Department said the driver was not inside the cab.

It is unclear if the driver was in the truck when it went into the water.

Investigators will use the vehicle’s identification number to the see if the truck is stolen.

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