US 17 cleared after accident north of Jacksonville

Traffic is backed up on US 17 in Jones County Friday morning due to a wreck. (Aisha Mbowe/NewsChannel 12)

MAYSVILLE, Jones County - The accident that caused both sides of US 17 to be shutdown this morning has officially been cleared.

Officials told NewsChannel 12 reporter Aisha Mbowe that the road was reopened sometime around 10:30 a.m. Friday morning.


US 17 is closed Friday morning in both directions in Jones County.

NewsChannel 12 reporter Aisha Mbowe is on scene and says traffic has been halted since at least 6:45 a.m. She is able to see multiple vehicles disabled and wrecked and emergency responders on scene.

The scene is between Homestead Lane and Paige Lane on US 17 near the towns of Maysville and Pollocksville.

We're working to bring you updates from authorities and details on when the road might reopen.

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