Wreck closes roads

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Police are investigating an accident at G and 26 1/2 Roads.

As Grand Junction firefighters watch, a tow truck operator with Black’s Towing attaches a chain to the frame of a vehicle to pull it back onto its wheels following a rollover accident involving the Chevrolet SUV and a Ford sedan at the intersection of 26 1/2 Road and G Road this morning.

Police are investigating the accident, which shut down both roads for a period of time around noon today. Both roads are now open to traffic.

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