Wreck shuts down Gulf Fwy. northbound

February 16, 2009 4:45:40 AM PST
The northbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway were shut down for hours after a man wrecked his SUV in southeast Houston. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

IT happened near Clear Lake City Boulevard. Police say the driver was heading down the freeway when he lost control, clipped another car and slammed into a guardrail.

The female inside the clipped car was airlifted to the hospital in critical condition. The SUV driver will be tested for alcohol.

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