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Fred Hartman Bridge shut down due to fiery crash

HOUSTON, TX- A serious collision resulting in the burning of a vehicle left Fred Hartman Bridge closed for some time on Monday, Jan. 23, KTRK reports.

The authorities were first notified of the incident at 8:20a.m.

The bridge was subsequently closed as first responders responded to the scene. LifeFlight was utilized during this response to the accident.

Images of the accident showed dark flames and a vehicle completely engulfed in flames.

At 9:34a.m., one lane was opened for traffic. The roadway was fully opened up at about 10 a.m.

The Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office provided updates as the traffic situation progressed.

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