Southwest Freeway heading southbound near Highway 288 back open after big rig crash

All southbound lanes on the Southwest Freeway near Highway 288 are closed for a rollover big rig crash Wednesday morning, police said. Read more | https://www.click2houston.com/traffic/2021/11/03/southwest-freeway-heading-southbound-near-highway-288-closed-due-to-big-rig-crash/ SUBSCRIBE | https://www.click2houston.com/ Follow us: Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/KPRC2 Twitter | https://twitter.com/KPRC2 Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/kprc2

HOUSTON – All southbound lanes on the Southwest Freeway near Highway 288 are open after a rollover crash involving an 18-wheeler Wednesday morning, TxDOT said.

Officers said a big rig with a load that weighed nearly 45,000 lbs. rolled over during the crash around 3:30 a.m.

According to officers, heavy-duty wreckers worked to clear the scene.

All drivers were asked to take an alternate route and avoid the area. Police said the connector to 288 was closed as well.


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