At least five vehicles damaged in major I-45 crash
Posted on Friday, May 8th, 2020 at 1:22 pm
HOUSTON, TX – Northbound lanes of I-45 North near Airtex were blocked Thursday afternoon due to a major collision that involved several commercial and passenger vehicles, KTRK reports. It is unclear if there were any fatalities or injuries.
A left lane has opened up on I-45 NB at Airtex. Hazmat clean up is underway. Expect closure to be in place for an hour or more. https://t.co/78WSDemNLD
— TxDOT- HOU District (@TxDOTHouston) May 7, 2020
Aerial footage showed that at least five vehicles were involved in the crash, including one that had been pinned against a barrier wall by a semi truck.
TxDOT reports that traffic was able to resume only after workers in hazmat suits cleared the wreckage.
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