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Traffic snarled by eight-car chain reaction accident on SPID

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 13:49:25-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — An eight-car chain reaction accident snarled traffic along South Padre Island Drive today past the Kostoryz exit Friday morning.

There were no serious injuries reported, according to the Corpus Christi Police Department. Some were treated at the scene.

The eight vehicles were heading west. One driver hit his breaks, starting the chain reaction.

Traffic was backed up for more than an hour afterwards as the cleanup continued.

There were no citations issues -- as of yet.