COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Two people have been transported to a local hospital after a crash closed Interstate 670 in Columbus on Friday afternoon, causing significant traffic delays in the area.

The crash involving an unknown number of cars on I-670 left all eastbound lanes closed from US-33/SR-315 South to Neil Avenue as of 6 p.m., according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Multiple ramps onto I-670 eastbound, including from Grandview Avenue and US-33, had also been shut down.

Initially, traffic was still flowing in one lane while the remaining three had been blocked off.

Authorities responded to the crash at 4:17 p.m. and took two people to Grant Medical Center. One was listed in critical condition while the other was in unknown condition, dispatchers said.

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area. View the latest traffic information here. View traffic cameras on I-670 here.