Eastex Freeway back open after man dies in crash, police say

Police say the driver at fault was intoxicated

HOUSTON – Police said they are investigating a crash that left a man dead in northeast Houston Thursday.

Officers said the crash happened on the Eastex Freeway near Greens Road around 1:58 a.m.

According to investigators, a man died after his SUV was rear-ended by a pickup truck. Police said there were children inside of the SUV, but they are okay.

A man and woman inside of the truck were intoxicated during the crash, investigators said.

Police said they don’t know the condition of the driver that was at fault.

Inbound lanes of the Eastex Freeway at Greens Road were shut down but have reopened.

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