I-79 lanes reopen following multi-vehicle crash

A portion of I-79 had two lanes restricted Wednesday afternoon due to a multi-vehicle crash.

The crash happened just prior to the southbound Southpointe exit (mile marker 48) on the interstate at around 4 p.m., according to Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department, Company 28 on Facebook. It was cleared by 4:50 p.m.

The fire department said the right two lanes were closed.

The restrictions backed up traffic for several miles.

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