HOUSTON – Several big rigs blocked the East Freeway Monday afternoon in an apparent protest over wages, according to the Houston Police Department.
SKY 2 captured multiple 18-wheelers blocking lanes, causing heavy traffic for drivers in the area.
Police said several 18-wheeler drivers were moved to an empty Fiesta parking lot in the 12000 block of East Freeway.
HPD Chief @ArtAcevedo, commanders, PIO at scene of 18-wheeler driver demonstration- apparently over issue of wages. Multiple drivers have been moved to empty Fiesta parking lot at 12201 East Freeway. Media should stage in shaded area at front right of store. #hounews #houtraffic pic.twitter.com/gtAFVuHBHI— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) April 20, 2020
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