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Spotsylvania crash closes I-95 lanes

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A multiple-vehicle accident forced the closure of Interstate 95 at mile marker 119 in Spotsylvania on Wednesday. ( REZA A. MARVASHTI / THE FREE LANCE-STAR )

UPDATE: All lanes are now open.

UPDATE: Virginia State Police said the crash involved seven vehicles, six passenger vehicles and one commercial bus. One person was treated at the scene for minor injuries and another was taken to a local hospital.


According to an alert from Spotsylvania County, there is a crash on northbound Interstate 95 in the area of mile marker 119 that has all lanes closed.

The Virginia Department of Transportation is reporting a multi-vehicle crash with all of the lanes and shoulders closed.

Expect backups not only on the interstate, but also Mudd Tavern Road and U.S. 1 in Thornburg.

Check back for information as it becomes available.


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