AUGUSTA (WFXG) - Crews responded to an accident around 6:50 a.m. Thursday involving an 18-wheeler and a pick-up truck on Appling Harlem Road at the entrance ramp to I-20 East.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said at least one person was injured and asked people to avoid the area for a time Thursday morning.

The Appling Harlem Road exit on I-20 East was closed for several hours Thursday morning, and traffic coming from Appling on Appling Harlem Road was being diverted back to Appling or onto I-20 West for a time.

All lanes on I-20 East and West remained open while crews worked to clear the accident.

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