Crashes halt I-83, Route 581 traffic during afternoon drive


HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Several crashes at just about the same time slowed the afternoon commute on the east and west shores.

(PennDOT)In Cumberland County, a multi-car crash shut down all eastbound and westbound lanes of Route 581 at Interstate 83 just before 3 p.m.

In Dauphin County, a camper crashed and closed the two left lanes of I-83 North near the Derry Street exit in Swatara Township.

A third crash was on the turnpike. A tractor-trailer overturned near the Harrisburg West interchange.

No details were immediately available.

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