Big rigs collide in 4-vehicle crash on Southwest Freeway

Big rigs collide in 4-vehicle crash on Southwest Freeway

Credit: KHOU

Houston TranStar reported that the crash occurred near the exit for Beechnut. One person was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on May 22, 2014 at 7:55 AM

HOUSTON –- Four vehicles collided in a chain-reaction crash on the Southwest Freeway just before midnight Wednesday.

Houston TranStar reported that the crash occurred near the exit for Beechnut.

Witnesses said a car pulled in front of a flat bed truck in a construction zone, causing the big rig to lose control. The truck hit the car and then slammed into the back of another 18-wheeler. A pickup truck driver then struck the 18-wheeler as well.

The driver in the flat bed was sent to the hospital in stable condition.

No other injuries were reported.

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