Deputies Reopen Highway 58 Northbound Lane At 12,000 Block After Morning Accident Temporarily Closed Lane

Thursday, July 12, 2018
- photo by Lieutenant Brian McDowell, HCSO
The temporarily closed northbound lane of Highway 58 has been reopened to traffic after this morning’s multiple vehicle accident.
 

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Deputies were working a multiple vehicle accident on Highway 58 around 7:30 this morning.  The accident involved three vehicles with minor injuries.


- photo by Lieutenant Brian McDowell, HCSO

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