BEAUMONT, Texas — Beaumont Police are on scene at a accident and chemical spill in the north end of the city. 

The accident and HAZMAT spill happened near Eastex Freeway / US 69 southbound and Tram Road, Beaumont Police said in a tweet. Police are diverting traffic off the highway at Tram Road. 

Beaumont Police initially said Eastex Freeway will be shutdown for several hours while HAZMAT crews clean up the spill. 

Police asked drivers to expect delays and be careful driving in the area. 

TxDOT said US 69 reopened around 11 a.m.

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This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive confirmed information.