One arrested after car slams into big rig on Hwy 290

A driver was arrested Friday morning after slamming his car into a big rig on Highway 290 in northwest Houston.

March 4, 2011 9:14:52 AM PST
A man who drove his car into the side of an 18-wheeler in northwest Houston was taken into custody Friday morning.

The big rig driver told police he was in the far right lane headed west on Highway 290 near 34th Street when a car in the far left lane suddenly veered toward him and ran right into the side of the truck. No one was hurt.

Police are investigating whether driver in the car was impaired.