Wrong-way driver may have caused major crash 610 South Loop at Hwy 288

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Friday, March 19, 2021
Wrong-way crash blocks 610 South Loop near 288
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The wrong-way crash happened just before 6 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of the South Loop. Here's team coverage of the massive scene from SkyEye's Tammy Rose and ABC13's Char

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A major crash involving a wrong-way driver and multiple vehicles blocked the 610 South Loop eastbound lanes Friday morning at Highway 288.

It happened just before 6 a.m. west of the Highway 288 interchange over Almeda Road.

Firefighters worked to pull victims from the wreckage after reports were received of a cargo van driving the wrong way. At least one person was transported by ambulance to a hospital.

Four vehicles appeared to be involved in the collision. There was no word yet on the extent of injuries to those involved.

The roadway was cleared after about an hour Friday morning.

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