A multi-vehicle accident on State Route 347 north of the gravel pit stopped northbound traffic this morning.
According to the Department of Public Safety, five vehicles were involved. The incident occurred at milepost 185 at around 10:28 a.m.
“Troopers and emergency personnel are on scene working to clear the road,” said DPS spokesman Quentin Mehr. “At this time, I do not have information on the number of injuries or severity.”
Blowing dust has been affecting the flow of traffic all morning on SR 347, and dust has been particularly heavy in that area.