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Deadly crash slows traffic on Southwest Freeway at Kirby Drive

A driver crashed this SUV into a pole on Dec. 28, 2018.
A driver crashed this SUV into a pole on Dec. 28, 2018. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – A fatal crash slowed traffic Friday on a major Houston highway.

The crash was reported about 3:30 p.m. on the inbound side of U.S. Highway 59 Southwest Freeway at Kirby Drive.

Houston police said one person was killed in the crash.

Video from Sky 2 showed an SUV that had slammed into a pole.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area until the scene was cleared.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.


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