HOUSTON -- Houston TranStar reports the Eastex Freeway's outbound lanes are shut down after a big rig's oversized load hit and damaged a ramp overpass.
The incident happened at about 7:35 a.m. at the 610 N Loop. Traffic on the ramp westbound from the Loop to the Eastex Freeway was also blocked.
TXDoT crews are inspecting the damage to the overpass.
Photos: Eastex Freeway shut down; car impaled by debris
Debris from the crash flew onto the ramp above, striking the windshield of a minivan. At this time there are no reports of death or serious injuries.
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