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An accident near the State Street exit on the I-74 bridge caused traffic to back up for nearly an hour on Wednesday morning, September 25, 2013.

Officials say traffic was moving slowly around 6:45 a.m. as cars exited I-74 onto the State Street ramp.

They say a Chevy Silverado swerved into the left lane to avoid hitting the last car that was trying to exit, and ended up hitting a Pontiac Grand Prix.

The Grand Prix flipped on it's side and skidded along the guard rail for about 70 feet.

Officials say the driver of the Grand Prix was transported to the hospital. Their condition is not know.

The accident caused traffic to back up for around an hour while officials cleared the scene.