North Freeway reopens after 18-wheeler crashed into wall

HARRIS COUNTY - All northbound mainlanes of the North Freeway have reopened after an accident involving an 18-wheeler at Spring Stuebner.

The accident was reported around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, the driver of the big rig lost control when switching lanes and slammed into the side of the freeway.

TxDOT said the 18-wheeler hit the concrete barrier. Fuel was also leaking from the truck.

TxDOT crews responded to the scene to make repairs to the wall and cleanup the spill.

Drivers used the Hardy Toll Road as an alternative route.

All mainlanes reopened around 11:30 a.m.

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