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Grocery Supply Company 18 wheeler in accident on Almeda Genoa Road in Houston

Emergency responders were working hard this morning to free the driver of a sedan that became wedged under the trailer of a Grocery Supply Company 18-wheeler. The collision happened around 6:00 a.m. this morning as the big rig pulled out of a gas station parking lot onto Almeda-Genoa Road a few blocks to the west of Highway 288.

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METRO bus rear ends car on Almeda Genoa

Several people were injured in a four vehicle accident that involved a METRO bus. Around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon a METRO bus rear-ended a black colored car on Almeda Genoa, pushing the car into two other vehicles. The car’s driver and two passengers were transported by ambulance. The commentary to Channel 2’s story on the accident makes for some interesting reading.

Car accident on Gulf Freeway at Almeda Genoa injures two

There was a major car accident this morning on the southbound Gulf Freeway near Almeda Genoa. A car lost control around 8:00 a.m., hitting the railing on the Edgebrook overpass. The car then spun across the freeway hitting a pickup truck, then hit the railing on the opposite side of the freeway and flipped over. Fire fighters cut two people out of the car: the driver was helicoptered to Memorial Hermann and the passenger was taken by ambulance. Investigators told Houston’s Channel 11 that alcohol may be a factor in the accident; the freeway was closed for three hours while police investigated.

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Two killed – wrong way driver on Gulf Freeway hit off duty police officer

All main lanes of the Gulf Freeway south (I-45 S) were closed this morning near Almeda Genoa Road after a fatal head-on crash. A spokesperson for HPD said a Chrysler 300 sedan was driving the wrong way when it hit a police officer’s SUV head-on. Both drivers died at the scene. The officer who was killed was not with HPD, but a smaller local agency. The crash happened around 2:40 a.m. according to Transtar. The officer, who was apparently on his way to work, has not been identified yet pending notification of family members.

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Budget truck crushes car, traps driver, in Gulf Freeway accident

A driver was trapped this morning when a Budget box truck crashed into a passenger car in an accident on the Gulf Freeway near Almeda Genoa. The accident happened during the morning rush hour just after 8:30am in the southbound lanes. The Budget truck ran partially on top of the car, and the car’s driver was transported to hospital in an unknown condition.  The scene was cleared in about an hour. Channel 11 report.

The driver of this car was trapped after being struck by a Budget truck this morning