Eastex Freeway partially closed near downtown as police investigate fatal crash involving 2 vehicles

Eastex Freeway partially closed near downtown as police investigate fatal crash involving 2 vehicles

HOUSTON – Parts of the Eastex Freeway headed northbound toward I-10 is shut down as authorities investigate a fatal crash involving two vehicles.

According to Houston TranStar, the crash was detected at around 1:43 a.m. Police said one of the vehicles burst into flames upon crashing.

Two right lanes and an exit ramp are shut down.

Police did confirm to KPRC 2 that the crash was fatal, however, details are unclear at this time.

This is a developing story, please check back for updates.


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