Woman killed in crash involving pedestrian on I-45 southbound near Aldine Bender

KTRK logo
Thursday, November 19, 2020
I-45 southbound lanes blocked due to pestrian crash
The delays stacked up fast after the crash and impacted traffic coming in from Spring, The Woodlands and other points north.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman was killed Thursday morning in a major crash on I-45 North Freeway near Aldine Bender.

It happened around 5:20 a.m. and forced the closure of the freeway at West Road for around three hours, according to Houston police.

The woman was attempting to cross the freeway when she was hit, according to Houston police. The driver of the vehicle involved remained on the scene and spoke with police about what happened.

Traffic stacked up for miles before the crash scene, and other crashes were reported in the area, which caused further delays.

ABC13 has real-time traffic data to help you navigate Houston's roads and avoid traffic delays.

Sign up for traffic alerts that are sent straight to your phone through our ABC13 app. Manage your notifications from the settings tab.

On mobile, use two fingers to zoom in to specific roads.

Live traffic map

Do you hate Houston traffic as much as we do? Join the club!