Houston traffic: Southbound Eastex Freeway at Tidwell blocked after crash kills pedestrian, police say

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023 3:01AM

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — All main lanes on the inbound US-59 Eastex Freeway at Tidwell are blocked Monday evening as police look into a crash that left a pedestrian dead.

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According to the Houston Police Department, officers received a call of a major crash at 6:45 p.m.

The driver who hit the pedestrian remained at the scene, police said.

Houston TranStar traffic cameras captured vehicles backed up and with brake lights illuminated during the police response.

HPD didn’t immediately say when the freeway will return to normal.

In addition to all main lanes, the Houston TranStar incidents website reports the left and right shoulders were impacted.

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