Police state that they responded to a car accident Friday afternoon around 12:55 pm with injuries on Highway 501. The accident occured beneath the Highway 31 overpass and caused major traffic delays for the afternoon . A total of 4 cars were involved with the first car being overturned after it was hit from behind and then two other cars were struck. The first vehicles occupants were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Police completed an investigation into the accident and crews were able to clear the accident by late afternoon.