Crash shuts down part of Interstate 81 in central Pennsylvania

Crash shuts down part of Interstate 81

A crash has shut down a stretch of Interstate 81 this morning.What we knowA multi-vehicle crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-81 between US 22/322 West Lewistown/State College and the Wertzville Road exits.There are major backlogs in the area. The southbound lanes are closed.PennDOT officials say the crash was fatal. It’s not yet clear what caused it.A Life Lion medical helicopter was called to the scene.Stay with WGAL for updates on this breaking story.Remember, you can always get real-time traffic updates with WGAL’s interactive map here.|| Download the WGAL app | Sign up for breaking news email alerts ||

A crash has shut down the stretch of Interstate 81 this morning.

what we know

  • A multi-vehicle crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-81 between US 22/322 West Lewistown/State College and the Wertzville Road exits.
  • There are major backlogs in the area. The southbound lanes are closed.
  • PennDOT officials say the crash was fatal. It’s not yet clear what caused it.
  • A Life Lion medical helicopter was called to the scene.

Stay with WGAL for updates on this breaking story.

PennDOT officials said a crash that happened on Monday morning on Interstate 81&# x20;was fatal.

PennDOT

The crash scene in the southbound lanes of I-81.

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