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Strong winds knock tree down, cause crash

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(Colonial Drive as Ashley Street (Source: Google Maps) (Colonial Drive as Ashley Street (Source: Google Maps)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Strong winds knocked a tree onto a Columbia street causing a minor accident Wednesday afternoon. 

The Columbia Police Department says it happened on Colonial Drive near Ashley Street, which is a half mile north of Columbia College. 

The Columbia Police Department says all lanes are blocked because of the tree. 

They expect the road to be closed for several hours while crews from the City of Columbia remove the tree.  

There were minor injuries as a result of a car running into the tree, according to the police department.

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