Big rig wreck, hazmat spill blocks IH-610 offramp in east Houston

Posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2022 at 11:35 am    

HOUSTON, TX — A two-vehicle collision involving an 18-wheeler Tuesday morning closed an East Loop Freeway exit ramp in east Houston’s Pleasantville Area, according to Houston Transtar.

The accident happened on the northbound lanes (IH-610 East Loop) at Exit 26A to the East Freeway (IH-10 East). It was verified by Houston Transtar at 11:19 a.m.

Details are limited, but the incident caused a hazmat spill on the roadway, indicating a longer clearance time.

No other information has been released regarding the circumstances behind the event or any serious injuries.

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