HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Crews worked to clean up the mess left behind after an 18-wheeler loaded with scrap metal overturned.
The accident happened on the US-59 freeway feeder road southbound at East Mount Houston around 2 a.m. Tuesday.
According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, the 18-wheeler was attempting to make a turn onto the feeder road from East Mount Houston when the trailer became detached and rolled over.
The trailer spilled scrap metal onto the roadway, including car and lawnmower parts.
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