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Car crash closes County Rd. 88 near Hwy. 400 in Bradford

Police ask drivers to avoid area around collision, which caused “extreme traffic build up”
2018-11-02-car crash
A car crash on County Road 88 near the Highway 400 exit in Bradford West Gwillimbury caused "extreme traffic build up," according to police. Paul Novosad for BradfordToday

A section of County Rd. 88 in Bradford West Gwillimbury has been closed after a car crash Friday evening, causing “extreme traffic build up,” according to police.

South Simcoe police have not yet released information about whether anyone was injured, what exactly happened, or if anyone was charged.

The road, between 10 Sideroad and McKinstry Road, just east of the Bradford Highway 400 exit, was closed at 4:20 p.m., according to a South Simcoe police tweet.

As of 6:30 p.m., the road was still shut down and the closure was expanded west to 5th Sideroad.

“Extreme traffic build up in the area. Please find alternative routes,” tweeted South Simcoe police.

Police ask drivers to use Line 8 to get around the crash or avoid that area completely.