All lanes on US 59 Eastex at Townsen reopen after accident

By Nakia Cooper - Senior Web Editor
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HOUSTON - Traffic was temporarily at a standstill in the southbound lanes of the Eastex Freeway near Townsen Friday morning due to a single-vehicle accident.

The accident happened shortly before 7 a.m., according to Houston Transtar.

Traffic was backed up for miles during rush hour.

The scene was cleared around 9:30 a.m.

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