According to Houston Transtar, this happened just after 3 a.m. heading east near North Main/Crosby Cedar Bayou.
Baytown police said a Toyota Rav4 was driving on the wrong side of the road and hit a 2007 Freightliner and a 2022 semi-trailer head-on. The driver of the Toyota was taken by Life Flight to a hospital in an unknown condition.
The driver of the Freighliner was checked by Baytown EMS and released at the scene.
Crews were also working to clean up a hazmat spill from the crash.
The crash led to a miles-long backup on the East Freeway for several hours before finally reopening at 10:45 a.m.
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