Wednesday afternoon commute delayed by 5 vehicle accident

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The afternoon commute was delayed on Wednesday for a few people in Jonesboro due to a five car pileup.

According to Sgt. George Martin with the Jonesboro Police Department, they were called out to the intersection of Caraway and Race about 4:39 p.m.

Sgt. Martin told Region 8 News, it started when one car driving south on caraway ran a red light. That car hit an SUV turning right onto caraway and then three others.

Medics responded to the scene but no one was injured.

The wreck forced several lanes to close at the intersection for about 45 minutes.

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