UPDATE, Friday, 10:29 a.m.:

All lanes are now clear after an accident had multiple lanes of northbound I-5 shut down for more than an hour this morning. 

The accident was the ending of a high-speed police chase that started after the suspect assaulted a person on Richards Boulevard.

Sacramento police say the pursuit started just after 9 a.m. after the suspect assaulted a person with a knife inside a home in the 200 block of Richards.

The chase went south on I-5 to the pocket area before turning back around and finally ending on I-5 at Interstate 80.

Police say the suspect is now in custody and no other vehicles were involved in the crash. 

Traffic in the area is still sluggish. 

PHOTOS: Crash Closes Multiple Lanes on I-5