Update 2 p.m.: Southampton Town Police Sgt. John Boden said an accident was reported at County Road 39 and Tuckahoe Road at 7:35 a.m.
No further details were available, but Boden said it appears that two vehicles were involved and no injuries were initially reported when then call came in.
Update 9:30 a.m.: An accident on County Road 39 Thursday morning near the Tuckahoe Road intersection was cleared up by 8:30 a.m.
The accident slowed traffic for eastbound drivers; even after the scene was cleared, traffic crawled for a time.
Police were unavailable to offer details on the accident.
Southampton Fire Department Second Assistant Chief Chris Brenner said firefighters were not called to the accident scene.
A motor vehicle accident that occurred around 8 a.m. Thursday has caused eastbound traffic on County Road 39 to crawl.
The slowdown begins west of the Shinnecock Canal and continues for at least a mile.
This story ill be updated as more details become available.