Overturned 18-wheeler cleared from SH 6 near Navasota

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GRIMES COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - 3:34 p.m. update: The semi-truck has been cleared from the roadway.

A single-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler has closed the southbound lanes of Highway 6 just outside of the Navasota city limits in Grimes County.

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the accident is causing crews to shut down the lanes for several hours.

The 18-wheeler was hauling paper when the driver parked on the side of the road in soft grass, causing the truck to tip over. The driver was not injured.

The southbound lanes of Highway 6, from Business 6 to Highway 105, are closed, including the access road. A detour is in place.