Interstate 30 closed both directions in Fort Worth for police situation

Commuters in Fort Worth need to completely avoid Interstate 30 near E. Loop 820 due to an ongoing police situation.

All eastbound and westbound lanes are closed at this time. Reports from scanner traffic indicate police are attempting to apprehend a subject in the area, possibly on the main lanes of eastbound I30 near Sandy Lane.

Update – SWAT has been requested to the scene. This may be a prolonged incident. Additional updates will be limited as this is an ongoing police incident. AVOID the area.

UPDATE The suspect is in custody and all lanes are now open, according to FWPD.

Unconfirmed reports indicate this was a result of a police chase. The vehicle was spiked and stopped in the lanes. FWPD notified SWAT to respond, and after a brief standoff the suspects were taken into custody. Here is a photo from the scene thanks to @daveluvslife on Twitter