Accident shuts down HOV lane on I-45 in North Houston
HOUSTON, TX – Multiple lanes of I-45 were blocked following a crash on Houston’s North Side this afternoon.
According to Total Traffic Houston, the incident occurred at about 2:20 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the North Freeway near the exit to Cypresswood Drive.
Accident blocks the left lane and the HOV lane in #NorthSide on I-45 North Fwy SB between Cypresswood and Paramatta/Hollow Tree Lane, stop and go traffic back to Louetta #traffic https://t.co/vuUN2yElDh
— TTN Houston (@TotalTrafficHOU) May 18, 2023
As a result of the accident, traffic in the surrounding areas came to a crawl, causing delays and frustration among motorists. The stop-and-go traffic extended back to the Louetta Road exit, further compounding the congestion on the already busy highway.
It is unclear at this time if anyone suffered injuries in the crash. Should additional details come to light, our team will update this news blog.
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