Concrete mixer truck flies off Beltway 8 East overpass and crushes family’s truck, killing 22-month-old boy in eastern Harris County

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A 22-month-old boy, traveling in a pickup truck with his twin sister, mother and grandmother, was crushed to death when a concrete mixer truck left an overpass and landed on his family’s vehicle. The incident occurred just before 2:30 p.m. Friday along Beltway 8 East and Woodforest Boulevard, where people working … Read more

Houston Traffic: 18 Wheeler Switchblades on Eastbound I-10 East Freeway at John Martin in Baytown

BAYTOWN, Texas (KTRK) — Traffic is improving on eastbound Interstate 10 in Baytown after an 18-wheeler overturned in the main lanes of the freeway. Crews cleared the incident and a hazardous materials spill that blocked all exit lanes on John Martin Road. Houston TranStar verified the incident at 12:24 pm and it involved another vehicle. … Read more

Houston Traffic: I-10 East Freeway Entrance at San Jacinto River Blocked Due to 2-Vehicle Crash

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — If you’re traveling on Interstate 10 toward Houston from points like Chambers County and Beaumont, you’ll face traffic delays this afternoon. Crews are trying to clear a two-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler that spewed diesel across the westbound lanes of the I-10 East freeway into the San Jacinto River. The Harris … Read more

Southbound lanes closed on Eastex Freeway due to speeding motorcycle, police say

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — Harris County investigators are determining if speed was a factor in a motorcycle crash that killed one person and closed southbound lanes. The accident occurred at Eastex Freeway and Hooper on Saturday. The motorcycle driver, Saveion Lewis, was driving a black 2014 Kawasaki Ninja in the southbound lane of the … Read more

At least 1 killed in crash involving motorcycle on Eastex Fwy in Hopper, southbound lanes currently closed

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) – At least one person was killed in a crash in northeast Harris County, authorities said. It is unknown what caused the crash, which the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said involved a motorcycle. ABC13 has real-time traffic data to help you navigate Houston’s roads and avoid traffic delays.Sign up for traffic … Read more

Houston traffic: All lanes of US-290 will be closed in both directions throughout the weekend in the Cypress area

CYPRESS, Texas (KTRK) — Watch out! A major closure along US-290 in the Cypress area may delay your weekend plans. TxDOT crews are closing all major lanes in both directions. The closure will extend from Mueschke to Barker Cypress, beginning at 9:00 p.m. Friday. The lanes are scheduled to reopen Monday at 5 a.m. TxDOT … Read more

Houston Traffic: Northbound I-45 Gulf Freeway blocked before FM-518 in League City, Galveston County

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (KTRK) — Galveston County drivers, if your plans Friday afternoon take you into Harris County via I-45, you will face some delays. A heavy truck accident and resulting hazardous materials cleanup have blocked several northbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway just short of FM-518 in League City, the Texas Department of Transportation … Read more

1 dead and at least 2 others injured in a 3-vehicle crash on FM 1960 in East Belleau Wood, Atascocita Fire Department says

ATASCOCITA, Texas (KTRK) — A major fatal three-vehicle crash forced the closure of FM 1960 Monday morning in northeast Harris County, according to the Atascocita Fire Department. SkyEye video shows heavy traffic along FM 1960 in East Belleau Wood after its closure in both directions. Officials said the closure will last for an extended period … Read more

Houston Traffic: Robbery Suspect Arrested After DPS Officer Scrambled on I-69 at Kingwood Drive Blocking All Entry Lanes

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The end of a chase with a casino robbery suspect caused delays on I-69 Eastex Expressway Friday morning. DPS officers attempted to conduct a felony stop on the freeway, but it appeared the suspect would not immediately exit his vehicle, leading to a standoff. After some time, the suspect exited the … Read more

Harris County Deputy Robert Adam Howard dies after crash on Highway 249 with 18-wheeler

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) – A Harris County deputy’s vehicle struck the rear of a stopped 18-wheeler on Highway 249, causing the law enforcement unit to basically tear itself to shreds. which the sheriff called a “pretty horrible impact.” The seriously injured deputy was rushed to a hospital where he died of his injuries on … Read more