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Multivehicle crash backs up northbound traffic on I-81 in W.Va.

December 06, 2012

MARLOWE, W.Va. — Northbound Interstate 81 was closed at Exit 23 (Marlowe/Falling Waters) for more than an hour following a multivehicle accident Thursday morning, according to an operator with Berkeley County Emergency Services.'

The crash, reported at about 6:50 a.m.,  might have involved as many as eight vehicles, an operator with Berkeley County Emergency Services said.

Traffic was backed up for several miles south of the accident scene. Northbound traffic was rerouted onto U.S. 11 at Exit 20 (Spring Mills)

By 8:20 a.m., all norhtbound lanes had reopened, but residual backups remained.



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