Big rig collision closes multiple lanes on US-290 NW near Cypress

Posted on Monday, November 22nd, 2021 at 1:46 pm    

HARRIS COUNTY, TX — A semi-truck accident Monday morning caused a hazmat spill, blocking three lanes on U.S. Highway 290 near Cypress, according to Houston Transtar.

The crash happened on the westbound highway near State Highway 99 and was verified at 9:25 a.m.

It was not immediately clear what led up to the collision, but two vehicles were involved, including a heavy truck.

Two center lanes, the left lane, and the left shoulder remained closed for nearly four hours as crews worked to clear the wreckage and the resulting hazmat spill.

Houston Transtar indicated the scene was cleared from the roadway at 1:11 p.m.

No further details have been shared on the cause of the crash or any serious injuries.

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