Vehicle drives off N. Main overpass onto North Freeway

By Jill Courtney , Phil Archer - Reporter

HOUSTON - A driver was injured after a vehicle went over the edge of an overpass and ended up on the North Freeway below.

Witnesses told Local 2 the vehicle was headed northbound on the freeway and took the North Main Street exit apparently because the right front tire was flat.

According to witnesses, the driver was trying to find someplace to pull over and may have tried to turn left onto N. Main. Then the driver somehow lost control, went through a fence over the edge of the overpass and onto moving lanes of traffic.

The vehicle ended up on its roof. The driver was trapped inside until a paramedic crawled inside and pulled the driver out. The driver was transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

The wreck has been cleared after traffic was at a standstill for an hour.

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