26-vehicle accident shuts down I-10 in Chambers County, officials say

ANAHUAC, Texas (KTRK) -- A major accident involving 26 vehicles shut down the westbound lanes on I-10 at FM-1724 in Chambers County for hours.

According to the Chambers County Sheriff's Office, six tractor-trailers and 20 vehicles were involved in the accident around 4 p.m. The scene cleared just after 9 p.m.

Investigators said seven people were taken to local hospitals with injuries.

No other details have been released.

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