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Traffic backed up for miles on I-81 S near Linglestown

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LINGLESTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) -

Several accidents on Interstate 81 South near Linglestown caused a backlog that lasted for miles Tuesday afternoon.

According to PennDOT traffic reports, the accident occurred at 3:35 p.m. at Exit 72 for Paxtonia near mile marker 72.  

State Police Trooper Robert Hicks said there were multiple accidents in the area but none resulted in life threatening injuries. At one point the highway was partially closed. 

At 6 p.m., traffic cameras show that traffic is backed up southbound until mile marker 80. Northbound traffic is also slow from mile marker 66 to 80. 

 

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