UPDATE, 4:51 P.M.: The crash has been cleared. Traffic should return to normal.

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Carencro Police are working a major crash on I-49 near Carencro.

According to DOTD, I-49 south is closed at Hwy 182, which is exit 7. Traffic is already backed up close to 2 miles. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.