Deadly wreck has 59NB shut down in Splendora

August 10, 2012 3:53:45 PM PDT
A fatal accident has shut down Highway 59 northbound in Splendora.

We're told the wreck happened along 59 at East River Road this afternoon. An 18-wheeler broke down on the side of the road and another driver plowed into the back of it. That driver was reportedly killed.

Traffic in the area is at a standstill and backed up for miles.

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