Westbound Hwy 225 reopened after deadly crash closes it for hours

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Thursday, June 16, 2022
Deadly crash blocks westbound Hwy 225 during go-home commute
SkyEye captured a significant traffic blockage during the Wednesday afternoon commute. Authorities say one person has died in a crash.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Westbound State Highway 225 reopened Wednesday night after it was closed for hours due to a deadly crash.

Houston TranStar verified the incident at 5:41 p.m. on Highway 225, which is otherwise known as the LaPorte Freeway, at Allen Genoa Road.

The incident involved three vehicles, and all mainlanes and both shoulders were affected, Houston TranStar stated.

It's not immediately known what exactly happened, or what caused the wreck.

Houston police acknowledged the crash, tweeting that their Eastside, Vehicular Crimes Division, and Mobility officers were on scene.

Texas Department of Transportation reported the crash was cleared at 8:43 p.m.