Traffic on I-27 between 34th and 50th Street was backed up Friday after a multi-vehicle accident.
Just before noon, police say southbound traffic on the interstate slowed down for unknown reasons, creating a kind of domino-effect...
Police say a white pickup started slowing down for a car in front of it, and was rear-ended by an SUV.
A detective saw the accident and pulled up behind the two vehicles to help.
Then, police say the detective was rear-ended by another pickup when the driver didn't realize traffic was slowing down.
The detective and one other person were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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