Deputy involved in fiery 7-vehicle crash on Highway 6 in northwest Harris County, officials say

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HOUSTON – Authorities are investigating after a deputy was injured in a fiery seven-vehicle crash in northwest Harris County Tuesday evening.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a crash located in the 6900 block of Highway 6 and FM 529 around 8:30 p.m.

HCSO Captain D Wine said all northbound lanes on Highway 6 between Smithstone Drive and FM 529 are currently shut down. Drivers are being diverted and should avoid the area.

The deputy who was involved in the crash was not injured. Wine also added that no major injuries were reported from the other victims in the accident, but several of them were transported to the hospital for evaluation.

The investigation is ongoing. Continue to check back for more details.

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