One person seriously injured in early morning traffic accident on J.R. Allen Pkwy.

At least one dead in early morning traffic accident on J.R. Allen Pkwy.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - An early morning traffic accident left all lanes of J.R. Allen Pkwy. in Columbus blocked for several hours.

The Georgia Department of Transportation reported that at least one person has died in a crash taking place near the Chattahoochee River, but Lieutenant Lance Deaton with Columbus police says the person was seriously injured, not killed. Lt. Deaton says they are continuing to monitor medical conditions.

All lanes on both the Georgia and Alabama sides of the state line have reopened.

There is no word at this time on the number of vehicles involved or if any other injuries were sustained.

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