18-wheeler accident blocks Northwest Freeway for hours; 2 injured

This 18-wheeler accident had a portion of Highway 290 blocked Saturday afternoon. This photo was submitted by an ABC13 viewer through our iWitness Reports. If you see news happening and can safely snap a photo or video, send it to news@abc13.com. (ZWolf.TX/iWitness Reports)

June 29, 2013 2:03:03 PM PDT
An 18-wheeler accident has had a portion of Highway 290 blocked all afternoon.

It happened just before noon on the Northwest Freeway eastbound at Mueschke.

Details on the accident were not immediately released, but only one other vehicle -- an SUV -- was involved.

Two occupants in the SUV were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive.

Crews cleared the big rig from the accident around 3:30pm and were in the final stages of clean up. All eastbound lanes were expected to be open by around 4pm.

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