Morning commute: 7 cars involved in 5 accidents

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - If your morning commute normally involves traveling down Interstate-185, more than likely you encountered a traffic mess.

A crash at Interstate-185 South and Saint Mary's Road caused traffic to back up as far as Manchester Expressway, during the 8:00 hour.  Following that accident, a series of four other accidents occurred.

Police and emergency crews say the accidents were weather-related. They worked diligently to clear a total of five accidents involving seven cars.  Two people had to be taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.