Car rolls on 288 after driver mistakes embankment for exit ramp

HOUSTON -- A driver rolled her vehicle on Highway 288 early Thursday after she said she confused an embankment as an exit ramp.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes south of Old Spanish Trail around 12:45 a.m. Thursday.

According to Houston police, the woman drove up the embankment and crashed into a chain link fence. Her vehicle slid back down off the embankment and landed upside down.

Firefighters had to free the woman from the wreckage. She was taken to Ben Taub hospital in stable condition.

Alcohol was not a factor in the incident, police said.


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