North Freeway reopens following big rig accident near Conroe

April 15, 2014 7:15:23 AM PDT
An accident involving an 18-wheeler shut down all southbound lanes of I-45 near Conroe for several hours.

The wreck happened after 4:30am on the North Freeway at FM 830.

It appears the rig jacknifed and slid down the freeway, before hitting a concrete barrier. It's unclear if there were any other vehicles involved in the crash.

No word of any injuries.

A HazMat cleaned up the fuel spill and officials reopened the freeway after 8am.