1 in critical condition after crash on Eastex Freeway at Beltway 8, police say

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
1 critical after crash on Eastex Freeway at Beltway 8, HPD says
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One person is in critical condition after a multi-vehicle crash on IH-69 Eastex northbound at Beltway 8 north, HPD says.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- One person is in critical condition after a crash involving five vehicles on the Eastex Freeway on Monday evening.

It happened at about 8 p.m. on I-69 Eastex Freeway northbound at Beltway 8 North.

According to Sgt. David Rose with HPD's Vehicular Crimes, a driver in a blue sedan lost control and crashed into a barricade at the entrance ramp to the Beltway.

That person is in critical condition.

After that wreck, more crashes, including one involving a white pickup and an 18-wheeler, occurred as drivers tried to avoid the first incident.

Police said others were taken to the hospital but with non-life-threatening injuries.