All northbound lanes of North Freeway reopened after police chase ended in fiery crash on Tidwell

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- All northbound lanes of I-45 at Tidwell Road have reopened after a police chase led to a fiery crash Wednesday afternoon.

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The crash was reported at about 12:22 p.m. on the North Freeway at Tidwell Road on Houston TranStar.

Houston police said the chase was self-initiated involving a fugitive and that one person was detained.

Traffic cameras showed large smoke coming out of the crashed vehicle earlier and firefighters working to put it out.

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