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Crash blocking lanes on U.S. Highway 212 north of Joliet

Posted at 5:51 PM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:50:57-04

JOLIET- A head-on collision between a semi truck and a van closed both lanes Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 212 between Joliet and Rockvale, but the soutbound lane has since opened.

Two people were injured and transported to a Billings hospital.

The Montana Department of Transportation said in a news release that an alternate route is recommended, and the roadway is scattered wet.

The crash took place at 4:40 p.m., and the southbound lanes opened around 5:30 p.m. Motorists should expect slow going for at least an hour, according to the highway patrol.

This is a developing story.

photo courtesy of James Jeffcoat.