Big rig hauling sand crashes and blocks inbound I-69 Fwy at Hwy 6

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Monday, September 14, 2020
Big rig catches fire on Southwest Freeway at Hwy 6
Heads up if you're going this way or know someone who is. The fire is out, but there's still crash debris left over from the fire.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Crews continued trying to clear a sand truck that caught fire Monday morning on I-69 inbound at Highway 6.

As of 12:30 p.m., two lanes reopened to traffic. Before that, drivers were diverted off the freeway.

You can use US-90 or SH-99 as alternate routes.

It's not clear what caused the fire or if there were injuries.

Views from SkyEye show the cab on its side.

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