Rig accident causes traffic backup on Highway 290

December 19, 2011 8:43:07 PM PST
An 18-wheeler accident in northwest Houston cause a big mess for commuters Monday evening.

Transtar Jamcams showed a big mess along the Northwest Freeway feeder at 34th Street.

The Texas Department of Transportation says an 18-wheeler got stuck in the U-turn on the inbound service road. TxDPT closed that road to off load the trailer's cargo.

TxDOT did not say how long it might take to clear the scene.