UPDATE: Crash Closes Birney Ave in Moosic

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UPDATE 8:30am: Officials tell us Birney Avenue has re-opened near I-81.

MOOSIC — Police say a multiple vehicle crash has temporarily closed Birney Avenue near Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County.

According to officials, the wreck happened around 7:00 a.m. Wednesday morning when a motorist drove down the wrong direction of the road.

Two other vehicles were involved in the crash and two people were sent to the hospital.

Traffic is being detoured until the site is cleared.

Stay tuned to WNEP and wnep.com for the latest.