6-car crash involving 18-wheeler brings I-35 traffic to halt in north Austin


AUSTIN (KXAN) — A reported 6-car collision had traffic on Interstate 35 at a standstill near Braker Lane in north Austin Wednesday. Lanes have since been reopened in both directions.

The Texas Department of Transportation tweeted the crash involved an 18-wheeler and other vehicles, and it was blocking all southbound lanes of the freeway. Debris associated with the crash blocked all lanes of northbound traffic as well.

TxDOT says traffic is detouring to the frontage roads. Austin police also tweeted about the crash telling people to avoid the area.

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