Traffic is backed up big time right now on Highway 16 near Sand Hollow Road close to Emmet because of a major accident involving a semi-truck that has killed one person that we know of.

KTVB reports that the accident took place just after 2 o'clock this afternoon and all we know so far is that a semi along with another vehicle was involved.  No details on how they were involved or what happened and it's way too early to have any information on who was involved but we will keep you posted as authorities release more information.

If you can stay away from this area, please do so.  Traffic remains backed up as the investigation and clean measures take place.