18-wheeler, several vehicles engulfed in flames after vehicle fire on North Freeway

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An 18-wheeler exploded in flames Friday morning on I-45 near West Road and West Mount Houston. Five other vehicles are involved in the accident. The left lanes and HOV lanes have been shut down. Traffic in both directions have been shut down.

Authorities say that the driver has suffered minor burns, and is being treated. Another female involved in the accident has broken bones. Other injuries have been reported, but no fatalities.


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