Big rig crashes into sign over East Loop, sends it crashing to the ground

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Truck slams into overhead sign (KTRK)

Frightening video shows the moment a big rig with its bucket raised struck a trestle over the East Loop, sending it crashing to the ground and crushing the truck.

The northbound lanes of the East Loop were shut down at Market Street as authorities work to clean up the aftermath of the crash.

Video obtained by ABC13 shows another motorist attempting to warn the truck driver as the big rig approaches the trestle.

The driver's condition is not yet known.

Traffic was flowing again by late Thursday night.

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