• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: October 2018

18-wheeler lost a load of lumber

HOUSTON (October 5, 2018)– Thursday afternoon a major crash involving an 18-wheeler and thirteen vehicles near Kingwood closed all northbound lanes on I-69/Eastex Freeway. Rush hour was backed up for miles and the freeway was closed for hours.

According to Houston Police, around 4:30 p.m. the 18-wheeler lost a load of lumber that scattered across all the lanes on the freeway. Pieces of wood crashed the font windshields of several vehicles. There were no injuries or fatalities reported.

Crews worked for hours picking up piles of lumber and debris. At this time there is no certainty how the lumber became loose from the trailer. Houston police state the multiple car accident is under investigation.18-wheeler Carrying Lumber Causes Multiple Car Crash on the Eastex Freeway

If you or a loved one were involved in multiple car collision, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or to discuss your car accident injury case.

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Source: Click 2 Houston

About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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