All mainlanes open after multiple vehicle crash on US-59 Eastex Fwy at Rankin Rd southbound

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Sunday, August 14, 2022
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A multiple vehicle crash on the US-59 Eastex Freeway that sparked a complete road closure at the Rankin Road exit has now been cleared.

The crash happened at about 9 a.m. on Sunday on the southbound lanes at 16837 North US-59 at Rankin, HPD said.

Two vehicles involved were said to be a gray Ford F-150 and a white Sedan.

According to reports, an 18-wheeler hit two stalled vehicles on the freeway.

There was no word on fatalities, but HPD said they had reports of multiple injuries and entrapment.

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