Rain, Rubbernecking Causes 11 Auto Accidents During Rush Hour
This morning, the I-635 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway saw at least 11 different auto accidents, and many are blaming rain and each other.
The first accident occurred around 5:30 a.m. It is likely that rain, puddles, and poor visibility contributed to it. Both sides of the freeway were affected by the rain, and later, by driver inattention as they looked at the wrecks. Most of the accidents involved normal automobiles, although there was a big rig truck that jackknifed.
There have been no reported deaths or injuries, although it is likely that at least some people were hurt in the various accidents. Car accidents can cause minor injuries as well as serious injuries, which can result in back and neck problems, broken bones, head trauma, burns, and even death.
Officials say that they hope the I-635 LBJ Freeway will be clear for evening rush hour and that the rain should pass this afternoon.