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One lane of I-81 N near Wade Bridge open after tractor trailer a - abc27 WHTM

Cumberland County

One lane of I-81 N near Wade Bridge open after tractor trailer accident

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An overturned tractor trailer on Interstate 81 North closed the highway for about an hour Wednesday afternoon. As of 4:30 p.m., traffic on I-81 North was still restricted to one lane.

The accident involving a tractor trailer occurred around 2 p.m. just before the George Wade Bridge in Cumberland County. 

A Twitter alert from 511 said the accident occurred near exit 65, just before the interchange with U.S. Routes 11 and 15. One person was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

The southbound express lane was closed for about 15 minutes between 2:10 and 2:25 p.m.

Cumberland County urged motorists to use caution and expect delays as emergency crews respond to the accident.

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