I-81 open again after 4-vehicle crash in Dickinson Township, Cumberland County

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Southbound traffic is being diverted off Interstate 81 at PA 465 near Carlisle. (511pa.com traffic camera footage)

Update, 4:30 p.m.: There were only four vehicles involved in the crash, not eight, as was previously reported, police say. Two of the vehicles involved were tractor trailers.

Two people were injured in the crash, one critically. The other suffered minor injuries.

Update, 2:30 p.m.: The scene has been cleared, and all lanes are back open.

Update, 2:15 p.m.: One northbound lane on I-81 has been reopened. Emergency personnel are still cleaning up debris at the site.

One southbound lane remains open as well.

Original Story:

CUMBERLAND COUNTY — A four-vehicle accident has closed both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Dickinson Township, according to emergency dispatch reports.

One southbound lane is also closed, dispatchers say.

The accident was located at mile marker 39.5 of I-81 North.

Police were alerted to the crash at 12:04 p.m.

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