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Crash blocks traffic at the intersection of Golf Rd and Fairfax Street

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Eau Claire (WQOW) - A busy Eau Claire intersection was temporarily blocked Friday afternoon when an SUV hit a garbage truck.

The crash happened just before 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of golf road and Fairfax Street. The Eau Claire Police Department says the SUV was heading southbound on Fairfax when it hit the garbage truck in the intersection. Police say the driver of the SUV was ticketed for failing to stop at a red light. They say the driver told them she'd been looking at her cell phone, which caused her to run the light. No one was injured.  

 

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