Early-morning crash between car and 18-wheeler closes southbound I-45
Posted on Saturday, September 25th, 2021 at 1:14 pm
HOUSTON, TX – Authorities responded to a major car crash involving an 18-wheeler early this morning on I-45, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
@HCSO_1Patrol units are on the scene of a major crash (car vs 18 wheeler) I-45 S southbound at Richie rd. All southbound lanes are temporarily closed. Traffic diverted to feeder. Drive with caution. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/o0NabUEkrz
— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) September 25, 2021
The crash happened on southbound I-45 S and Richie Road at about 2:20 a.m., when a car and an 18-wheeler truck collided.
All southbound lanes of traffic were closed as authorities worked the collision, with traffic diverted meanwhile onto the feeder road.
It is unclear at this point what caused the crash or if anyone was injured in the crash.
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