Posts Tagged ‘Highway 59’

18 wheeler hits SUV, pickup on Highway 59 in Cleveland, Texas

Eight people were sent to hospital when an 18-wheeler struck a pickup truck and an SUV on Sunday. The accident happened on Highway 59 in Cleveland, Texas. Police say the SUV had broken down and the pickup had stopped to help when both vehicles were hit by the big rig. The gold-colored SUV, which appears to be a Chevy Suburban or Tahoe, came to rest perched on a guard rail. Two people in the pickup truck were taken to hospital by helicopter.

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Cement truck accident at Highway 59 and Bissonnet

cement truck and another vehicle crashed this morning on Highway 59 at Bissonnet blocking the southbound main lanes. According the Houston TranStar the crash happened at around 7:13 a.m. There is no immediate word from any of the local news channels whether anyone involved in the accident was injured. Still images from a TranStar camera appear to the show the driver’s side front wheel of the cement truck to be either missing or collapsed. Channel 2’s story is here and Channel 11’s coverage is here.

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Photo credit: Houston TranStar

Car split in two after crash on US 59 at Fondren

Firefighters rescued the occupants on a badly wrecked vehicle after an early Saturday morning accident. The Honda car was traveling on US 59 south of Fondren around 3:30 a.m. when it hit a guardrail, flipped over, struck a light pole was split in half. One person was thrown from the car, the driver another passenger were trapped and were extracted using the jaws of life. All were transported to hospital due to injuries. KHOU’s story. Channel 2’s story.

Photo credit: KHOU

Wrong way crash on Highway 59 in Fort Bend kills one person, injures another

An early morning crash has left one person dead and another hospitalized. According to state troopers, a driver was heading north in the southbound lanes of Highway 59 near Thompson Highway around 3:00am, which caused a head-on collision between two vehicles. Troopers are investigating why the driver was heading the wrong way at the time of the accident.