Three separate accidents in a short time late this afternoon — in the west-bound lane of the Outer Ring Road in St. John’s — has traffic backed up.
One person taken to hospital, however, the extent of the person’s injuries are unknown. There is no word on any other injuries.
Roads are wet and the area is covered in thick fog.
There is a multi-vehicle accident in the west-bound lane, east of Team Gushue Highway. A second accident involving two vehicles just east of the Allandale Road Access and a third accident just east of that location involving two vehicles.
The RNC, St. John’s Regional Fire Department, ambulances and tow trucks are on the scenes.
Traffic is backed up to Torbay Road access.