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Deadly crash closes I-45 South

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash that caused all southbound lanes of the North Freeway to be closed Sunday morning, police said.

According to police, the crash happened around 7:50 a.m. on the southbound side of the North Freeway at North Shepherd.

 

A man on a motorcycle failed to maintain his speed and struck the back of a red Chevrolet Trailblazer, according to police.

The man was ejected from the motorcycle and struck a retaining wall, police said.

The motorcycle continued to roll until it came to a stop and caught fire.

The Trailblazer spun into a retaining wall.

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