Friday, July 15, 2022

Interstate 81 Southbound Closed near Pine Grove Due to Fatal Crash

As of 8:15am, Friday, Interstate 81 is being closed near Pine Grove for a fatal crash.

The crash occurred just before 8:00am in the area of the southbound off ramp at Exit 100/Pine Grove and involving a van that crashed into the back of tractor trailer.

According to radio traffic, fire personnel arrived to find one person in the van heavily entrapped and unresponsive.  A short time late, a county coroner was called to the scene.

Interstate 81 southbound is being closed at Exit 100.

UPDATE:  As of 1:30pm,  The interstate has reopened.

More information as it becomes available.