Dec 29, 2010 2:51 PM by KRTV

Accident closes section of I-15

A collision between two vehicles has closed down a portion of I-15 near Great Falls.

Officials received word of the accident just after noon on Wednesday.

The area affected is between mile markers 286 and 288, between Great Falls and Vaughn, in the northbound lane.

Emergency personnel have responded to the scene.

The Montana Highway Patrol is reporting it as an injury accident, but no other details are known yet.

KRTV reporter Ashley Korslien is at the scene and we will have updated information soon.

UPDATE: Ashley reports that traffic is backed up in both directions and conditions are dangerous. She sent the picture above from the scene.

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