Big rig driver loses control, crashes on I-45

A big rig accident on the North Freeway caused major delays this morning.

August 6, 2012 7:10:36 AM PDT
All northbound lanes of I-45/North Freeway were shut down due to a big rig accident for a couple of hours this morning.

The accident happened after 4:30am near Quitman. Crews removed the wrecked rig just before 7am from the scene but traffic was backed up for miles during rush hour.

The driver reportedly lost control and crashed. The truck lost part of its load. HazMat crews were on the scene to clean the fuel spill caused by the accident.

There is no word of any injuries.

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