Sturt Street was reduced to one lane following a three-car crash near the corner of Ripon Street on Thursday evening.
Emergency services attended the scene about 7.30pm.
A four-door sedan heading east rear ended another car in the right hand lane.
There were no serious injuries reported.
Ambulance Victoria, Country Fire Authority and Ballarat police members attended the incident.
Traffic was moving slowly in one lane between Pleasant Street and Ripon Street.
The crash was the second crash on Sturt Street for the evening.
Three vehicles also crashed in a separate incident near the corner of Armstrong Street about 6pm.