RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A multi-vehicle crash on Powhite Parkway caused significant delays on Wednesday morning, according to the Richmond Police Department.

The incident was located on the northbound lanes of the Powhite Parkway extension towards the Downtown Expressway. The incident was first acknowledged by VDOT around 9:20 a.m. in a Twitter post encouraging drivers in Richmond and Chesterfield to find alternative routes.

Shortly before 6:30 a.m., officers were called to the scene for a reported accident with injury. Officers later determined that a vehicle had driven over an unknown liquid substance, causing the driver to lose control and crash. Two other vehicles reportedly struck vehicles that were slowing or stopped to avoid the crash, according to police.

Police said that all parties involved were contacted and minor injuries were treated at the scene.

The Richmond Fire Department Hazmat Team responded to the scene and cleared the liquid from the roadway. All lanes were cleared shortly before 10 a.m.