Houston traffic: Crash blocks I-45 North Freeway northbound near Rankin Road

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A major crash in the northbound lanes of I-45 tied up traffic Wednesday morning in north Houston.

It happened around 5:15 a.m. between Rankin Road and Airtex Drive.

While it wasn't clear what led to the crash, traffic was slow getting through the area.

To detour, drivers can exit Beltway 8 and take the Hardy Toll Road northbound.

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