Multiple vehicle accident causes traffic jam in McAllen

Traffic is backed up in McAllen

First responders are currently at the scene of a multiple vehicle accident in McAllen that left eight people injured.

The accident happened westbound of Expressway 83 near Bicentennial Boulevard.

McAllen police told Action 4 that eight people injured.

Multiple agencies are currently at the scene of the accident.

Details on the injuries were not immediately available.

Authorities diverted traffic from the expressway.

The scene was cleared just after 6:30 p.m.

Action 4 will keep you updated on the multiple vehicle accident.