Crash slowing traffic in Great Falls

Crash slowing traffic in Great Falls
Crash slowing traffic in Great Falls - Monday, November 29, 2021
Posted at 2:26 PM, Nov 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-29 18:49:32-05

GREAT FALLS — Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash in Great Falls on Monday, November 29, 2021. It happened just before 2 p.m. near the intersection of 10th Avenue South and 49th Street.

Initial reports indicate that one vehicle rear-ended another, and that there were no life-threatening injuries.

Traffic as of 2:20 p.m. was being detoured through the parking lot of the nearby Honda dealer.

There is no word on the cause of the crash, nor whether anyone has been or will cited/charged.

Agencies that responded to the crash included Great Falls Fire Rescue and the Great Falls Police Department.

A few minutes after the crash, we received tips from several people of a large police presence several blocks away. We received reports of police at/near 55th Street and 7th Avenue South, and also at/near 8th Avenue South and 56th Street.

One person said that officers had weapons drawn, and that a nearby school had implemented shelter-in-place procedures. A short time after that, we received word that a person had been taken into custody.

We don't know at this point if the two incidents are related. We will update you if we get more information.

(UPDATE, 4:39 pm) The two incidents are not related. Click here for the latest information.