TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash involving 18-wheeler blocks I-10 exit ramp at Hwy 59

Crash involving heavy truck reported on I-10 exit ramp at Gregg St. (Houston TranStar)

A crash that involved an 18-wheeler blocked the exit ramp of Interstate 10 at Highway 59 Tuesday afternoon, according to Houston Transtar.

The crash was reported at 3:17 p.m., on I-10 eastbound at Gregg, right before rush hour.

Crews worked to clean up the hazmat spill and accident.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area until the scene was cleared.

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