1 killed in 4-vehicle crash when drivers veers into wrong lanes of Hwy 36 near Lake Jackson

LAKE JACKSON, Texas (KTRK) -- One person is dead after a four-vehicle crash Monday morning that has shut down a portion of Highway 36 for hours near Lake Jackson.

Authorities have had the highway closed off between CR 310 and FM 2611 since 6:50 a.m., around the time the crash happened.

We're told that a vehicle was traveling southbound when it veered into the northbound lanes of traffic, causing the collision.

Three of the vehicles wound up several feet from the road.

Two people were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

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ABC13 reporter Charly Edsitty is working to get more information about a multi-vehicle crash in Lake Jackson.

State troopers are investigating what caused the driver traveling southbound to leave the lane.

There's no word how long it will take for the road to reopen.

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