HOUSTON (KTRK) --A deadly accident caused a major traffic backup on Highway 288 at Reed Road during the midday.The wreck happened shortly before 11am. A car traveling southbound apparently came across the median, striking a concrete barrier on the northbound side near Reed Road.
The driver of the car died at the scene. No other injuries have been reported.
All northbound lanes were shut down at Reed Road, but the freeway has since reopened.