I-45 NB before 610 N. Loop re-opens after wreck

(Houston TranStar)

I-45 northbound before the 610 North Loop has re-opened after a fatal wreck had it shut down for more than two hours this morning.

The accident happened at around 7:50. One person, only identified as a 54-year-old male victim, was transported to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

According to police, that victim was driving northbound when he may have suffered a medical emergency and struck a gray van. That driver then struck a center retaining wall and began traveling backwards before striking another vehicle.

In all, four vehicles were involved. No one else was injured.

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