I-35 NB Temple traffic being diverted due to accident

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Temple police have issued a traffic alert following an accident on Interstate-35 in the northbound lanes.

Authorities are diverting traffic as it is backed up for several miles.

According to police, around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, an 18-wheeler and two vehicles collided.

There are no life-threatening injuries, however, police are asking that drivers in the area make alternate plans.

Traffic is being diverted at exit 304, the HK Dodgen Loop, but according to the department's Twitter page, but both sides of the interstate are slow.

They anticipate slow travel for the next few hours.