CLEARED: Lane reopens after tractor-trailer flips over embankment on I-81S near Middlesex Township

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — A tractor-trailer onto an embankment has closed a lane on I-81 southbound near Exit 49: PA 641 – High Street. There is a lane restriction reported on 511pa as of 7:44 a.m.

The tractor-trailer flipped near the exit in Middlesex Township. Dispatch confirmed with abc27 Friday morning that the driver of the tractor-trailer suffered minor injuries from the flip.

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According to PennDOT, there is now a heavy backlog of traffic near the site of the accident. “Basically, it’s a parking lot,” PennDOT confirmed with abc27. Motorists should find an alternate route.

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