HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A major crash involving a pedestrian on US-290 Northwest Freeway forced the complete closure of all eastbound main lanes Saturday night in northwest Houston.
It happened sometime before 8:30 p.m. on the freeway at Bingle Road. At least five vehicles were involved, according to Houston TranStar.
The pedestrian was transported to a hospital where they later died, Houston police said.
Traffic on 290 was stacked up for more than two miles before the crash scene for several hours while crews worked to investigate what happened.
Drivers had to detour via the feeder road, which was also heavily congested. Gessner Road and Hempstead Road or West Little York Road served as viable alternate routes.
The crash happened before West 43rd Street.
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Pedestrian killed in 5-vehicle crash that closed 290 at Bingle Road
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