LINN COUNTY, IA -- A two-vehicle accident late Tuesday afternoon closed all lanes on U.S. Highway 151 near northeast Fairfax, according to the Linn County Sheriff's Office.
The collision occurred at the Highland Avenue intersection and was first reported by LCSO at 4:50 p.m.
It was unclear what led up to the crash, but the entire roadway was blocked, and traffic was being diverted from the area. Motorists were instructed to take alternate routes as emergency crews responded.
Hwy #151 at Highland Ave is currently closed in Fairfax due to a two-vehicle accident that has the roadway blocked. Traffic is being re-routed around this area. Please find an alternate route. pic.twitter.com/fGUxqsVMOZ— LinnCountySheriff (@LinnIASheriff) January 18, 2022
Shortly before 5:00 p.m., the scene had been moved enough to allow traffic to proceed with caution through the area.
In short order, the roadway has been cleared enough to allow traffic to SLOWLY AND CAREFULLY travel through the area. USE CAUTION as emergency vehicles and emergency workers are still on scene. https://t.co/8zfLTR6UQ3— LinnCountySheriff (@LinnIASheriff) January 18, 2022
As of this writing, authorities have not released updates regarding the parties involved or whether anyone was seriously injured.
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