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.
Overturned 18-wheeler is blocking all Southbound feeder lanes of the Eastex Fwy at Mount Houston. Use the mainlanes as your alternate route @abc13houston #ABC13 #kattraffic https://t.co/fhcEunRK9S pic.twitter.com/r6lQvWEBsR— Katherine Whaley (@KatherineABC13) October 27, 2020
The trailer spilled scrap metal onto the roadway, including car and lawnmower parts.
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