HOUSTON – All southbound, in-bound lanes on the North Freeway have reopened Monday after a woman was hit and killed while trying to cross the main lanes, according to Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the incident happened at 22848 North Freeway around 2:40 a.m. when a couple in a Chevy Silverado was driving and stopped on a service road.
Deputies said a woman inside of the vehicle jumped out after an argument with her boyfriend, attempted to cross the main lanes of the freeway and was waving down cars when she was struck by two separate vehicles.
Deputies say the woman, who was in her 30′s, died at the scene.
separate vehicles and pronounced deceased at the scene. Investigation on-going. All southbound/inbound lanes are shut down for about one more hour. Estimated time of opening 6am. Traffic is being diverted towards Hardy Toll Rd. #HouNews #HouTraffic— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) September 27, 2021
According to investigators, both vehicles involved stayed at the scene.
The lanes reopened around 6 a.m.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.