HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -– Life Flight took a driver to the hospital after he crashed into an 18-wheeler on Beltway 8-East early Tuesday.
Houston TranStar reported the crash at 8:30 a.m. The tollway’s southbound lanes were shut down at N. Lake Houston Parkway.
According to the Harris County Pct. 3 Constable’s Office, a male driver was changing lanes when he lost control of his Ford Mustang. Witnesses said the Mustang went under the big rig’s trailer and was run over by its rear wheels.
The truck driver stopped nearby and was apparently not injured.
The Mustang driver suffered unknown injuries.
The tollway reopened about two hours later.