TRAFFIC ALERT: Deadly crash involving truck towing bulldozer, other vehicle shuts down all northbound mainlanes on Eastex Freeway, police say
Police are investigating a major crash involving a truck towing a bulldozer and another vehicle that left one dead on the northbound lanes of the Eastex Freeway Friday morning.
Person fatally struck in hit-and-run on Eastex Freeway, deputies say
HOUSTON – Harris County deputies are investigating after they said a person was fatally struck Wednesday in a hit-and-run. Deputies said it happened on the Eastex Freeway service road near East Mount Houston when a driver hit the victim and then fled the scene. Our traffic investigators and @HCSO_D2Patrol deputies are at the scene of a fatal pedestrian crash at Eastex Fwy and E Mount Houston. All southbound service road lanes are temporarily shut down at the intersection. #hounews pic.twitter.com/vWZrhwdlnn — HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) March 31, 2021All southbound service road lanes are temporarily shut down at the intersection.
Over-height truck trapped on bridge structure on Eastex Freeway near I-45, TxDOT says
An over-height heavy truck is stuck on a bridge structure on Eastex Freeway southbound at Jefferson Thursday night, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. HOUSTON – An over-height heavy truck is stuck on a bridge structure on Eastex Freeway southbound at Jefferson Thursday night, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. TxDOT reported multiple main lanes of Interstate 69 Eastex southbound at Interstate 45 were blocked due to the incident. Officials said they responded to the call before 7 p.m.No injuries have been reported. TxDOT crews are on scene.
HFD high-water rescue vehicle involved in crash on Eastex Freeway near Kingwood
Traffic delays are seen on the Eastex Freeway near Kingwood, Texas, on Dec. 30, 2020. KINGWOOD, Texas – A Houston Fire Department high-water rescue vehicle was involved in a crash Wednesday on Interstate 69 Eastex Freeway near Kingwood. The crash was reported about 2:30 p.m. on the northbound side of the freeway at Kingwood Drive. It was not clear if anyone was injured in the crash. Drivers in the area can expect significant delays while crews work to clear the scene.
3 deputies injured after chain-reaction crash during traffic stop: HCSO
HOUSTON Three deputies were injured after a chain-reaction crash in the middle of the Eastex Freeway during a traffic stop Monday. Deputies said it all started when one of them got into a fight with a man that was pulled over. Investigators said another responding deputy involved in the crash suffered a broken hand. Another responding deputy was transported by an ambulance and was released from the hospital. The initial responding deputy that was wrestling the suspect lost his weapon during the incident.
Man dead after getting hit by truck in NE Harris County: Deputies
HOUSTON – A man is dead after he was hit by a truck in northeast Harris County on Sunday, deputies said. The incident happened on Langley Road near the Eastex Freeway at around 10:20 p.m., according to deputies. According to investigators, the 68-year-old man driving the truck didn’t have time to avoid the victim, who was on the road, and ran into him. The victim died at the scene, investigators said. Deputies said the man driving the truck showed no signs of intoxication and is cooperating with investigators.
Person hospitalized after vehicle drives off Eastex Freeway into body of water, HFD says
HOUSTON A person was hospitalized after a vehicle went off the Eastex Freeway into a body of water, according to the Houston Fire Department. The incident was reported shortly before 2 p.m. on Highway 59 feeder road southbound, halfway between Greens and Rankin roads. According to reports, the driver lost control of the vehicle and drove into the body of water. SKY 2 video showed the car in Greens Bayou. Firefighters are investigating the cause of the incident.
Weekend Construction: Four stretches of road to avoid this weekend in Houston
I-10 East of downtownInterstate 10 will be shut down in both directions between the Eastex Freeway (I-69/U.S. The North Loop between the Hardy Toll Road and U.S. 59Three lanes will be closed on the North Loop (IH 610) eastbound from the Hardy Toll Road to the Eastex Freeway (I-69/U.S. As a result, expect delays leading up to the Hardy Toll Road all weekend long. The Southwest Freeway inbound at the West LoopOne lane will be closed from Chimney Rock to the West Loop (IH 610) on the inbound side of the Southwest Freeway (I-69/U.S. The connector ramps from the Southwest Freeway inbound to the West Loop (northbound and southbound) will be closed during the same time frame, too.
One dead, one injured in Eastex Freeway hit-and-run
One dead, one injured in Eastex Freeway hit-and-runA man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Sunday morning as he tried to change one of his tires on a feeder road in northeast Houston. A man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Sunday morning as he tried to change one of his tires on a feeder road in northeast Houston. Photo: On Scene Photo: On Scene Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close One dead, one injured in Eastex Freeway hit-and-run 1 / 8 Back to GalleryA man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Sunday morning as he tried to change one of his tires on a feeder road in northeast Houston, according to the Harris County Sheriffs Office. First responders received the call around 2:45 a.m. about a car striking two pedestrians on the 11500 block of Eastex Freeway near Gaston Street. The mirror of the vehicle clipped her shoulder and the vehicle struck the man, Cheek-McNeal said.chron.com
Hit-and-run driver flees in Mercedes after deadly crash on Eastex Freeway
Hit-and-run driver flees in Mercedes after deadly crash on Eastex FreewayA woman was killed in a crash Sunday morning on the Eastex Freeway at Little York, according to Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies. A woman was killed in a crash Sunday morning on the Eastex Freeway at Little York, according to Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies. Photo: Google Maps Photo: Google Maps Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Hit-and-run driver flees in Mercedes after deadly crash on Eastex Freeway 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA woman was killed in a crash Sunday morning on the Eastex Freeway at Little York, according to Harris County deputies. Investigators confirm that the driver killed in the crash was driving a Nissan. The other driver involved in the crash fled in a Mercedes after the deadly collision.chron.com
Drive-by shooting on Eastex Freeway leaves child injured by glass
HOUSTON - A child was injured by flying glass and a man was shot during a drive-by shooting at 13911 Eastex Freeway on Friday night. According to the police, this is all started when an argument broke out between two parties at a nearby gas station. In the middle of the chaos, a stray bullet struck a third vehicle, shattering the glass that injured a male child in the backseat and an innocent bystander. The police were able to track down the car they believe was the intended target, which had two men inside. One of the men was shot but refused treatment at the scene.
Several Eastex Freeway lanes closed near Bush Airport for lost load
Several Eastex Freeway lanes closed near Bush Airport for lost loadHouston police have several southbound lanes of U.S. 59 shut down at Green Road for a lost load on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Houston police have several southbound lanes of U.S. 59 shut down at Green Road for a lost load on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Photo: Houston TranStar Photo: Houston TranStar Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Several Eastex Freeway lanes closed near Bush Airport for lost load 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA lost load of dirt has two lanes of the Eastex Freeway closed Tuesday afternoon. A city of Houston public works truck apparently lost a load of dirt in the southbound main lanes of U.S. 59 at Greens Road around noon, according to Houston police. Police and crews from the Texas Department of Transportation have at least two lanes blocked as they work to clear the roadway.chron.com
Boxing club owner to thieves: 'You stole from kids'
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- It was a less than typical Thursday night at 713 Boxing Club off the Eastex Freeway in north Houston.Owner Joseph Rivera says someone broke in to the club and stole thousands of dollars worth of boxing equipment and some personal trophies. "I don't know why they'd steal it," said Rivera. "He says someone broke down a back door into the club sometime Tuesday night.Rivera said, "It's always been family-oriented. "Why would you do that to some kids that are trying to get a positive outlook in a sport?" "Although these kids are making the most of what happened, he's hoping someone comes forward to give the property back.abc13.com
LIST: High-water locations reported in the Houston area
Associated PressHOUSTON - High water in the Houston area has receded. Houston Transtar is not reporting any high water locations at this time. Track the rain using our interactive radar at Click2Houston.com/weather, or download the free Frank's Forecast app to take the radar with you wherever you go. Copyright 2019 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.
5 traffic trouble spots you should watch for this weekend
The weather is expected to be spectacular this weekend, but before you head out, here are some traffic issues you need to watch out for. NEAR DOWNTOWN HOUSTONThe I-10 westbound connector ramp to the Eastex Freeway is scheduled to be closed nightly from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday. WEST HOUSTONThe I-10 eastbound entrance ramp from Bunker Hill will be shut down from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. People are urged to use the next entrance ramp to enter the Katy Freeway. HIGHLANDSCrews will be working at I-10 eastbound and westbound from Magnolia Avenue to Bayou Drive.
Wrecker driver arrested after wild chase that started near the Heights
TOW TRUCK CHASE: We see a lot of wrecker drivers at crime scenes but normally theyre not the ones being arrested! After leading officers on an overnight chase, one is behind bars this AM. pic.twitter.com/STybfxta9M Katherine Marchand (@KatherineMABC13) October 10, 2019HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A wrecker driver is behind bars after authorities say he led them on a chase from north Houston to northeast Harris County.According to a witness, it all started in the Woodland Heights. There were three suspects in the tow truck, and they were trying to use it to steal cars. He has been charged with felony evading.Harris County Constable Precinct 1 is still looking for the other suspects.abc13.com
5 weekend road closures: Major projects in Pearland, on 59 Eastex Freeway
Here are five major highway roadwork projects that could add time to your weekend commute:1. Traffic will be detoured to the I-69 Eastex southbound exit to Hopper, then continue on the frontage road through the signalized intersections to reenter the I-69 Eastex southbound mainlanes. In Brookshire, I-10 eastbound from FM 1489 to FM 359Commuters can expect all lanes closed nightly, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. through Oct. 7. West Beltway northbound from 290 to West RoadThree lanes will be closed on Friday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Monday. 290 westbound from West 34th to PinemontThree lanes closed from Friday 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Saturday.
1 dead, 1 injured during drive-by shooting in northeast Houston
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities are investigating after two people were shot while driving in northeast Houston Saturday morning.Police responded to reports of a shooting on Collingsworth near the Eastex Freeway around 1 a.m.Authorities say a driver pulled into a gas station and asked the clerk to call 911 because someone in his car had been shot to death.Police told ABC13 that the men were driving when someone opened fire on the passenger side of the vehicle.The driver was shot once and transported to the hospital in stable condition.Authorities are working to determine what caused the shooting.abc13.com
Man killed in possible road rage shooting in northeast Harris County
Homicide investigators are at a scene in the 14300 block of Eastex Freeway south. A male was found in a vehicle shot by unknown suspect. The southbound section of the roadway@ Aldine Bender is closed for investigation. pic.twitter.com/vDpvMxNZ2W HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) July 21, 2019HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man was shot inside a car on US-59 in northeast Harris County.Deputies say the man's car came to a stop on the ramp on US-59 south at Aldine Bender. He died at the hospital.The Eastex Freeway was closed for hours as deputies investigated.The Harris County Sheriff's Office says this may have been a road rage shooting.This is a developing story.abc13.com
Eastex Freeway reopens after deadly shooting investigation causes hours-long closure
Traffic is forced off the Eastex Freeway in northeast Harris County, Texas, after a deadly shooting in the area July 21, 2019. HOUSTON - A deadly shooting is under investigation Sunday in northeast Harris County. The shooting was reported about 5 a.m. on Interstate 69 Eastex Freeway near Aldine Bender Road. According to Harris County deputies, a man was found shot to death in a vehicle. A section of the freeway was closed on the southbound side while investigators were at the scene.
Eastex Freeway reopens after big rig loses load in crash
Eastex Freeway reopens after big rig loses load in crashAll northbound lanes of the Eastex Freeway are cloesd after a crash Tuesday, July 9, 2019. All northbound lanes of the Eastex Freeway are cloesd after a crash Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Photo: Houston TranStar Photo: Houston TranStar Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Eastex Freeway reopens after big rig loses load in crash 1 / 1 Back to GalleryAll northbound main lane of the Eastex Freeway are open after a big rig crash Tuesday morning. The crash was reported around 6:50 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 69 at Will Clayton Parkway, which is near Bush Intercontinental Airport, according to Houston TranStar. The truck lost its load in the crash.chron.com