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Life Flight lands on Southwest Freeway in Sugar Land after serious crash

The Southwest Freeway was shut down early Wednesday after a crash involving a big rig.

SUGAR LAND, Texas — A serious crash shut down all inbound/northbound lanes of I-69 the Southwest Freeway for more than an hour early Wednesday.

The crash was reported shortly before 4:30 a.m. near Sweetwater Boulevard in Sugar Land.

Life Flight was called to the scene and landed on the freeway.

Views from Houston TranStar show a box truck was involved in an incident, which is also reported as a hazmat spill.

As of 8:30 a.m. the freeway had reopened.

MAP: Houston traffic conditions

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