Traffic on the Parks Highway was down to one lane near Ridgecrest Road between Wasilla and Houston on Monday afternoon after a traffic accident.

Alaska State Troopers communications director Megan Peters said the restriction was in place while troopers address the crash.

The call came in about 3 p.m. Monday, according to Ken Barkley, acting director of Matanuska-Susitna Borough Emergency Services.

Westlake Fire Department and Westlake Emergency Medical Services responded and one person was taken to Mat-Su Regional Hospital, Barkley said.

There is no immediate word on the cause of the crash or number of vehicles involved.

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