The Texas Department of Transportation reported multiple motorists speeding by a crash site involving a hazmat semi truck wreck outside of Houston on Wednesday morning.
The two vehicle wreck happened just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning, June 29th in the eastbound lanes of State Highway 225 in Pasadena, Texas southeast of Houston.
According to ABC 13 News, a semi truck jackknifed over the median on eastbound SH 225 at the Beltway, causing a hazmat spill and seriously damaging a barrier wall. It is unclear what led up to the wreck and if any injuries were sustained.
Crews have opened lanes on both sides of SH 225 at Beltway 8 as work continues to repair the concrete barrier at this location. We are seeing motorists driving by very fast. Please respect the crews and slow down! https://t.co/Ns6feviS7E— TxDOT- HOU District (@TxDOTHouston) June 29, 2022
All lanes of 225 were shut down in both directions as crews worked to clear the wreckage. TXDOT reported multiple motorists speeding by the crash site as traffic was diverted to the feeder road, creating yet another dangerous situation as crews worked the scene. TXDOT is asking all drivers to slow down and use extra caution around crash sites.
SH 225 was reopened in both directions by 12:25 p.m. No further information has been released.