Jackknifed 18-wheeler on Katy Freeway near Heights area cleared after causing backups

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Sunday, January 29, 2023
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A jackknifed 18-wheeler has been cleared after causing traffic backups on the Katy Freeway Sunday morning.

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The accident was reported at about 8:25 a.m. on I-10 westbound at Houston Avenue and Taylor Street.

Houston Transtar cameras showed the big rig blocking the right shoulder, right, and center lanes.

The crash scene took about five hours to clear after officials said it would take multiple hours.

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