TRAFFIC: SH-288 NB at Highway 6 in Brazoria Co. reopens after accident

Photo courtesy: Houston Transtar (KPRC)

BRAZORIA COUNTY, Texas – A two-vehicle accident caused a complete roadway closure on SH-288 northbound at Highway 6 Friday afternoon, according to Houston Transtar.

The accident, which was verified at 12:38 p.m., shut down the left shoulder, left lane and right lane.

According to Stephen Woodard with the Department of Public Safety, a woman reportedly wander out of her lane, hitting a state trooper’s unit.

Woodard said the woman showed no signs of intoxication at the time of the incident.

She reportedly sustained minor injuries and was taken to Memorial Hospital where she is expected to be released shortly.

The trooper also suffered minor injuries and is being treated at a hospital.

Officials say she may possibly receive a citation.

As of 2:30 p.m., the road was said to have been reopened.