Accident slowing traffic southbound on I-75 at I-16

Macon police are on the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the Interstate 75 split with I-16.

Officers have called a wrecker to the scene and traffic has backed up to Pierce Avenue.

Motorists are urged to avoid Interstate 75 south in that area until the accident can be cleared.

The Georgia Department of Transportation estimates the highway will be clear by about 8:45 a.m.