An overturned semi-truck blocked both lanes on Interstate 10 West near Vinton Monday morning.
The crash happened before 6 a.m. and it forced traffic to exit at Transmountain and Artcraft for several hours.
The Texas Department of Transportation released several photos on Twitter of the wreckage and the traffic jam it caused.
Another crash on I-10 West near Redd also happened during the backup. The second crash blocked one lane.
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-10 West at Vinton, collision semi rolled over, all lanes closed, use Transmountain exit 6, clearing time until further notice. Get email alerts straight to your inbox at https://t.co/eoPmxM6f2b and select “Traffic Alerts”. pic.twitter.com/NjOpSI2Ptt— TxDOT El Paso (@txdotelp) February 4, 2019
Here are some pictures from the scene of the crash at I-10 West at Vinton. It will be a while until the area is clear. Plan an alternate route. pic.twitter.com/YQmCuswTKd— TxDOT El Paso (@txdotelp) February 4, 2019