Fatal wreck slows inbound U.S. 59 in NE Houston
At least one person died in a traffic wreck just off of U.S. 59 Monday afternoon in northeast Houston.
single-vehicle crash happened about 12:15 p.m. on the frontage road of
the inbound Eastex Freeway near Parker, according to the Houston Police Department.
The wreck has affected two main lanes of U.S. 59, slowing traffic in the area.
said a red truck slammed into a concrete barrier and two people were
trapped in the vehicle. One person died at the scene. Another person was
rushed to Memorial Hermann hospital. The person's condition was not
Houston fire officials have said that a blown tire
coupled with high speed was a factor in the crash. The truck was hauling
a generator, a small tractor, and concrete at the times of the