Two people were sent to hospital with non-life threatening injuries this afternoon in St. John's following a two-vehicle accident in the downtown area.
The accident occurred mid-afternoon at the intersection of New Gower Street and Hamilton Avenue, near where the traffic proceeds onto Pitts Memorial Drive.
Both west-bound lanes heading into Pitts Memorial Drive are blocked to traffic until the scene is cleared.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, the St. John's Regional Fire Department and ambulance responded to the scene.
Driving conditions were good at the time.