Wreck Snarls Downtown Traffic

accident

A morning collision in downtown Meridian Friday tied up traffic and sent at least three people to the hospital.

According to witnesses, a northbound vehicle on 22nd Avenue crashed into another crossing the road from 4th Street. Meridian firefighters responded, along with Metro ambulance and Meridian police.

One of the injured had to be freed by the jaws-of-life, but was conscious at the scene.

Traffic from the 22nd Avenue Bridge and Front Street was diverted because of the crash.