Inbound Eastex Freeway blocked after crash kills pedestrian, HPD says

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Inbound Eastex Fwy blocked after crash kills pedestrian, HPD says
All southbound lanes of the US-59 Eastex Freeway were blocked at Tidwell Road on Monday evening after a pedestrian was hit and killed.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- All main lanes on the inbound US-59 Eastex Freeway at Tidwell were blocked Monday evening as police looked into a crash that left a pedestrian dead.

According to the Houston Police Department, officers received a call of a major crash at 6:45 p.m.

The driver who hit the pedestrian remained at the scene, police said.

Houston TranStar traffic cameras captured vehicles backed up and with brake lights illuminated during the police response.

In addition to all main lanes, the Houston TranStar incidents website reported the left and right shoulders were impacted.