Driver critically injured after slamming into big rig

A driver was critically injured after slamming into a big rig in north Harris County

April 13, 2011 10:12:23 AM PDT
A stretch of I-45 has reopened after a collision between an SUV and an 18-wheeler. The SUV driver was critically hurt in the crash which occurred in the southbound lanes of the North Freeway at FM 1960 about 10pm. The big rig driver was not hurt. He had stalled and was legally parked on the shoulder of the road when the SUV slammed into the back of his truck.

Authorities are investigating whether alcohol played a role in the crash.