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Police say distracted driving triggered accident

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Traffic was delayed on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Monday after a mid-day accident brought traffic to a stand-still. Traffic was delayed on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Monday after a mid-day accident brought traffic to a stand-still.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Traffic was delayed on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Monday after a mid-day accident brought traffic to a stand-still.

According to police, the accident stemmed from a broken-down pick up truck. While traffic was slowing down, a distracted driver crashed into the back of a car.

No one was seriously hurt, but one driver was taken to the hospital for precautions.

According to officers, traffic was backed up for about 30 minutes while the three cars were towed off the bridge.

No charges are being filed at this time.

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