HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Be prepared as you get out on the roads Friday morning. A heavy truck accident on the East Freeway is causing major delays.

All westbound lanes of I-10 at Waco Street are closed following an accident involving an 18-wheeler and another vehicle.

The crash was reported just before 5:30 a.m.

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SkyEye flew over the scene, where traffic was continuing to grow. The 18-wheeler was jackknifed, blocking the freeway.

Drivers can take I-610 to the Eastex Freeway as an alternate route.

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