A 3-year-old child died Monday in a wreck involving an oil truck that lost its drive shaft while traveling west on Loop 820 and stalled in the middle of the freeway.
A woman was traveling with the 3-year-old girl in her sedan about 7:30 a.m. and struck the oil truck, police said.
Police said the wreck closed the westbound lanes of the freeway near the Hemphill exit for hours.
The woman was taken to the hospital where she was listed in critical condition.
The truck driver was not injured and remained on the scene, police said.
Police are still investigating.