Overturned 18-wheeler blocking Eastex Fwy inbound at N. Loop

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Your Monday morning commute might be slower than usual if you travel on the Eastex Freeway.

An overturned 18-wheeler is blocking traffic on Highway 59 inbound at 610 North Loop.

We've seen these kind of accidents before, and they usually take a while to clear.

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Katherine Whaley shows you how to avoid a nasty 18-wheeler wreck on Eastex Freeway.

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Traffic is blocked off at the scene. Katherine Whaley said you can get around this by driving past the crash to the next exit, which is Collingsworth. Then, take a U-turn in the opposite direction.

Katherine has updates and alternates every 10 minutes on Eyewitness News.

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