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Main Lanes Of Highway 288 Closed Due To Fatal Wreck

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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288 South at Orem, Friday May 3, 2013 (Photo Credit: Houston TranStar)

288 South at Orem, Friday May 3, 2013 (Photo Credit: Houston TranStar)

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) According to authorities, an SUV lost control and flipped on Highway 288 south Friday morning. As a result of the accident, one person was ejected and killed.

Officials closed the southbound lanes of Highway 288 at West Orem due to the fatal accident and the residual effects of the accident plagued motorists as they endured backups during rush hour traffic during Friday morning’s commute.

As that SUV lost control and flipped, killing one person, there were reportedly two other people in the vehicle. Two individuals were taken to the hospital.

There was no other information available at the time of this report.

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