Fatal Crash Causes Traffic Delays


HOUSTON (CBS Houston) A fatal accident on Highway 290 near Antoine caused road closures and traffic delays Tuesday morning.

Houston TranStar reported the crash involving two vehicles, before 4 a.m.

Earlier Tuesday morning, the outbound lanes of 290 remained closed, and all traffic was being diverted to the frontage road; inbound traffic was not affected.

In the early hours of rush hour, extensive delays were reported.

Authorities confirmed at least one fatality on the scene. They also stated that at least one victim was thrown from one of the vehicles, though it was not clear from which car at the time of this report.

The victim of the accident had also not been identified at the time of this report.

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