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      Accident on Slappey backs up northbound traffic

      An accident on Slappey Blvd backed up traffic Monday as 6 cars smashed together.
      An afternoon accident has caused northbound traffic on Slappey to halt.The Albany Fire Department, Albany Police Department, and EMS responded to the accident.Officers say that a six car accident is the cause of the stoppage.Officials on scene say that the first car slowed down due to traffic when he was rear-ended by the second car. With little warning, four other cars also became part of the accident due to rear-end collisions.There were no reported injuries at this time.Stay connected to MySouthWestGA.com as the story develops and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM.