Injury crash reported east of Great Falls

Posted at 1:22 PM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 15:22:49-04

The Montana Highway Patrol reports that at least one person has been injured in a crash east of Great Falls.

The crash was reported to the MHP at 12:32 p.m. on Thursday along US Highway 89 near mile marker 82.

There is no word yet on how many vehicles are involved, nor the nature or extent of any injuries.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible for a while as emergency crews work to help the victims and clear the scene.

One person sent the following message to KRTV: "My husband is stuck in a semi at the top of the hill and traffic is stopped. He said folks are turning around." She then wrote: "He just called and said that they turned folks around so they could go to the Highwood road. Unfortunately the semis are stuck!"

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