Multi-vehicle crash snarls rush hour traffic on I-81 in Cumberland County

Photo courtesy: Trent Anderson

NEWVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) – A multi-vehicle crash closed part of Interstate 81 in Cumberland County Monday evening, resulting in major traffic delays.

Photo courtesy: Trent Anderson

The northbound crash in Penn Township, which happened around 5 p.m., closed the interstate between Exit 37 (PA 233) and Exit 44 (PA 465). Southbound lanes were also briefly closed in the area as a medical helicopter responded to the scene, according to a Cumberland County 911 dispatcher.

Multiple ambulances were also called to the scene.

No other details have been released at this time.

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