APD asks motorists to avoid I-40 at Crockett

UPDATE: APD said everything has been opened and traffic should resume as normal.

According to the Amarillo Police Department, due to an accident at Interstate 40 and the Crockett Street exit, traffic is backed up all the way to the interchange.

At this time the Washington Street ramp to Interstate 40 is closed due to traffic congestion.

APD is asking motorists to find an alternative travel route to assist with the traffic problem and increase safety.