Highway Reopened After Rig Wreck

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SCRANTON — Interstate 81 northbound was shut down in Lackawanna County by a crash.

According to PennDOT, I-81 was closed between the Dickson City/Main Avenue exit (190) and the Business Route 6 exit (191) because of a double tractor trailer crash.

There is no word on injuries.

Traffic was backed up for several miles.

Crews were able to clear away the crashed vehicles by about 1:30 p.m.