UPDATE: Multi-vehicle crash closes all lanes on I-81 southbound

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I-81 Crash 5-28-2021

LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) — A multi-vehicle crash has closed all lanes on I-81 southbound.

The accident occurred between exit 90: PA 72 for Lebanon and exit 85: PA 934 for Anville & Ft. Indiantown Gap.

According to PA State Police, a tractor-trailer overturned causing cars to come to a complete stop. The wet road conditions caused multiple vehicles to crash into each other.

PennDOT provided further details that six tractor-trailers were involved.

According to PennDOT, the overturned was leaking fuel, which has been cleaned up by Hazmat crews. The vehicles involved have not yet been cleared by tow trucks. Cars are being guided to turn around.

State Police also said the left lane has opened and the right lane will be opened around 10:30 p.m.

Abc27 will update with more details as they arrive.

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