Southwest Freeway northbound at the West Loop back open after crash involving 18-wheeler, 5 vehicles

U.S. 59 northbound at West Loop is shut down after a multi-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler shuts down all mainlanes. (Houston TranStar)

HOUSTON – The Southwest Freeway northbound at the 610 Loop is back open after a crash involving five vehicles and an 18-wheeler Friday morning.

Police said an 18-wheeler hit the back of a red car, causing a chain-reaction crash.

Drivers were urged to take another route since there were traffic delays in the area.

No injuries were reported during the crash.


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