6-car crash blocks I-45 Gulf Freeway northbound at Park Place/Broadway

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A six-car crash has blocked part of I-45 Gulf Freeway northbound in southeast Houston.

Images from SkyEye showed the backup had already grown into a miles-long mess as crews worked to clear the crash.

Commuters headed into downtown will want to detour via Beltway 8.

ABC13 has real-time traffic data to help you navigate Houston's roads and avoid traffic delays.

Sign up for traffic alerts that are sent straight to your phone through our ABC13 app. Manage your notifications from the settings tab.

On mobile, use two fingers to zoom in to specific roads.

Live traffic map

Do you hate Houston traffic as much as we do? Join the club!
Copyright © 2021 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.