18-wheeler falls from overpass at US-290 and Grand Parkway

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The driver of an 18-wheeler was rescued from his rig Thursday morning after the truck fell from an overpass in northwest Harris County.

It happened some time before 6 a.m. on US-290 and Grand Parkway.

Images captured by the Cy-Fair Fire Dept. showed crews pulling the driver from the wreckage. The driver was taken to a hospital in critical condition.



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Cy-Fair Fire Dept. captured this video as crews worked to clear the wreckage of an 18-wheeler that plunged off an overpass Thursday morning at the US-290/Grand Parkway interchange.



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