Update, 3:38 p.m.

The wreck has been cleared and all lanes on the causeway have been re-opened.

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GALVESTON

A multiple-vehicle accident is causing major delays on the Galveston Causeway this afternoon.

The wreck happened around 3 p.m. on the outbound side of the bridge, near the Galveston side.

Police and first responders are at the scene and the wreck is being cleared.

The wreck has caused a traffic jam on the island as far as 71st Street in Galveston.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more details.

John Wayne Ferguson: 409-683-5226; john.ferguson@galvnews.com or on Twitter @johnwferguson.

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