An 18-wheeler is involved, and overturned as a result of the crash, according to Houston police.
All southbound lanes are currently impacted. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area as emergency crews and hazmat teams respond.
Crews are working to clear the heavy truck/ hazmat scene on I-45 North soutbhound at Cavalcade. Currently all mainlanes are closed as clean up continues. Seek alternate route. This will be a multiple hour event. pic.twitter.com/2dRmyOHY1e— TxDOT- HOU District (@TxDOTHouston) February 9, 2021
There's no word on any injuries at this point. The crash occurred just after 3 p.m.
There are reports of a fuel spill from the crash. Other debris is being cleared from the roadway as well.
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