Main lanes of Eastex Freeway southbound at Rankin reopened after major crash involving 7 vehicles

Authorities on the ground attempt to clean up the crash that involved seven vehicles on US 59 southbound near Rankin Road. (KPRC)

The main lanes of U.S. 59 Eastex Freeway headed southbound at Rankin Road in north Harris County have been reopened after a major crash involving seven vehicles.

According to Houston Transtar, an 18-wheeler appeared to be one of the vehicles involved in the crash. Authorities responded to the scene at around 9:01 a.m.

As of 3:52 p.m., it appeared that all the lanes had been reopened.

Houston police said a pregnant woman along with several others were transported to area hospitals after suffering major injuries in the crash.

All mainlanes shut down at Eastex Freeway at Rankin (Houston Transtar)

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