I-81 South reopens after crash at Hershey, Manada Hill

Harrisburg

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) – A series of crashes closed a section of Interstate 81 north of Harrisburg for several hours Wednesday afternoon.

A tractor-trailer jackknifed near Exit 77 for Hershey and Manada Hill around 1:30 p.m.m shutting down all southbound lanes to Exit 80 for Grantville.

The interstate reopened by 5 p.m.

PennDOT traffic cameras showed another tractor-trailer jackknifed at mile marker 79 and a long backlog on the highway.

Northbound traffic was backed up for a third crash at mile marker 73, a mile north of the Linglestown/Paxtonia exit. A fourth accident was reported near mile marker 74.

No additional details were immediately available.

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