2 people hospitalized after crash on Gulf Freeway

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Monday, March 14, 2022
2 people hospitalized after crash on Gulf Freeway
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All main lanes going southbound are blocked on I-45 at Tiki Island.

GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- Two people are in critical condition after a rollover crash on the Gulf Freeway before the Galveston Causeway Bridge Sunday night.

Houston TranStar verified the incident at 7:37 p.m. on I-45 southbound near Exit 4 at Tiki Island.

An SUV was exiting at Tiki Island when it was hit by another car causing the SUV to roll over, according to Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset.

Trochesset said a man and woman were ejected from the SUV. They were transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition. A 3-year-old was inside the flipped SUV and is now safe with relatives with only bruises from the crash.

All southbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway were closed until just after 9 p.m.

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