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Overturned Truck Blocks Traffic On East Freeway

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) On Friday, an overturned 18-wheeler brought traffic to a standstill, causing residual backups Friday afternoon on the East Freeway.

Emergency crews responded to the overturned 18-wheeler late morning after officials stated that the 18-wheeler overturned on Interstate 10 eastbound near Market Street and Uvalde Road at around 10 a.m. Friday.

The truck was on its side, blocking two mainlanes as well as the shoulder of I-10.

IH-10 East at Uvalde (Photo Credit: Houston TranStar Cameras)

IH-10 East at Uvalde (Photo Credit: Houston TranStar Cameras)

Further stated that the driver of the truck was transported to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital; his condition was unknown at the time of this report.

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