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Accident Snarls Traffic on U.S. 1

An accident caused a traffic back-up on southbound US 1 in Lee County.

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SANFORD, N.C. — An accident has snarled traffic on U.S. South 1 through Lee County, Sanford police report.

A car flipped over and landed in the median near Exit 74, two miles north of Sanford.

The southbound left lane was blocked, causing traffic to back up. Police said they finished clearing the accident scene around 9:30 a.m.

One injured person was flown to UNC Hospitals.