The crash occurred at around 2:00 PM last Wednesday on the northbound side of the highway. One person was killed in the crash and four others were hospitalized. Two other victims were treated at the scene.
Texas Department of Transportation officials announced that I-45 had been reopened three hours later after the crash occurred at around 5:15 PM.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
The following information is provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):