Houston News : Big rig jack-knifes, flips along Interstate 45 in Houston

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Houston police investigate an 18-wheeler crash along the North Freeway near Crosstimbers on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Houston police investigate an 18-wheeler crash along the North Freeway near Crosstimbers on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Photo: Jay R. Jordan / Houston Chronicle

Photo: Jay R. Jordan / Houston Chronicle

Houston police investigate an 18-wheeler crash along the North Freeway near Crosstimbers on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Houston police investigate an 18-wheeler crash along the North Freeway near Crosstimbers on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Photo: Jay R. Jordan / Houston Chronicle

Big rig jack-knifes, flips along Interstate 45 in Houston

The cab of an 18-wheeler flipped over in a crash Wednesday morning along the North Freeway.

The driver of the big rig was in the southbound main lanes near Crosstimbers around 9:15 a.m. when the cab jack-knifed and flipped on its side. The trailer was still upright, however.

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The driver’s compartment appears to have been ripped off the frame of the cab.

No injuries were reported, according to an initial report from Houston police.

Several lanes of the freeway were still closed as of 10:30 a.m.

Jay R. Jordan covers breaking news in the Houston area. Read him on our breaking news site, Chron.com, and our subscriber site, HoustonChronicle.com | Follow him on Twitter at @JayRJordan | Email him at [email protected]





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Source : chron.com