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Big rigs block East Freeway Monday in apparent protest over wages, HPD says

Several 18-wheeler drivers protested pay Monday, according to the Houston Police Department.
Several 18-wheeler drivers protested pay Monday, according to the Houston Police Department. (KPRC)

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.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.


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