Crash near Padgett Highway snarls eastbound traffic on I-520

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Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 8:50 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 28, 2022 at 9:51 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A traffic accident Monday morning brought eastbound vehicles to a crawl for a time Monday morning on Interstate 520.

The wreck was reported at 7:34 a.m. near Mike Padgett Highway, blocking one of two eastbound lanes, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

By 8:45 a.m., traffic was at a near standstill.

But traffic was flowing again by 9:50 a.m.