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      Car accident stops traffic in Downtown Albany

      A car crashed into this Ford Focus and slowed traffic at a Downtown Albany intersection / Sarah Bleau

      A car wreck stopped traffic for approximately 20 minutes Tuesday afternoon at Broad and Jackson Avenues.

      Albany police say Shawn McCrary, the 20-year-old driver of a 1999 Chevrolet 1500, ran a red light and struck a 2005 black Ford Focus belonging to Kenya Hunter, 25.

      APD says Hunter was taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for observation, but no one was seriously injured.

      Police cited McCrary for a red light violation.

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