Houston Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred early Friday on Airline Drive at Little York Road.

Views from Air 11 showed the driver of a red pickup truck crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler tanker.

The incident was first reported around 6:45 a.m.

As of 7 a.m. traffic remained backed up at the intersection with most lanes shut down. Drivers are advised to take Hardy Street or Canino Road as an alternate route.

Photos: Fatal crash on Airline Dr.