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Accident backs up traffic on SSE Loop 323 in Tyler

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TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler Police are working an injury accident on the SSE Loop 323 and Rodge in Tyler that has slowed traffic in the area.
The crash happened just after 9 a.m. Thursday morning. According to Tyler police the driver of a gold SUV failed to yield the right of way when entering the loop. This caused the driver of a white SUV to crash into it, pinning the passenger of the gold SUV.  Witnesses tell CBS 19 emergency crews had to use the jaws of life to free the person.

Investigators say 3 people were injured in the accident and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the gold SUV was ticketed for failing to yield the right of way. 
 
Be careful if you are traveling in the area until the accident and investigation scene is cleared.
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