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I-35 traffic was nearly gridlocked south to US 183 after crash involving semi

The crash occurred on Interstate 35 near Grand Avenue Parkway and Howard Lane.

AUSTIN, Texas — Some drivers commuting in North Austin Thursday morning were dealing with a big headache.

Two northbound lanes of Interstate 35 were blocked near Howard Lane and Grand Avenue Parkway in North Austin because of a crash.

According to the Austin Police Department, at least one tractor-trailer was involved and one person is injured.

RELATED: Austin police officer 'seriously injured' in crash with tractor-trailer

The lanes reopened shortly after 8 a.m., but traffic was nearly gridlocked all the way south to U.S. 183 for some time.

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