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I-95 reopens after major crash
UPDATE: (1:59 p.m.): All lanes of northbound Interstate 95 have re-opened at mile marker 144, just north of Exit 143/Aquia and Garrisonville in Stafford County.
UPDATE (1:21 p.m.) : Two lanes of northbound Interstate 95 have re-opened at mile marker 144, just north of Exit 143/Aquia and Garrisonville in Stafford County, VDOT reports.
UPDATE: The Virginia State Police is reporting that multiple vehicles are involved in the crash and that all lanes will be closed for at least the next hour (or about 12:30 p.m.).
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the ramps from U.S. 1 and Route 610 leading to I-95 northbound are also closed.
There is a detour in place.
According to the state police:
Those needing to travel north on I-95 through Stafford County are advised to plan ahead, prepare for delays and/or seek an alternate route as I-95 will be closed for at least the next hour.
There are injuries involved in the crash, but no details available yet.
Northbound I-95 is a parking lot, according to the VDOT camera at the Garrisonville exit.
A tractor-trailer crash has closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 95 a mile north of the Garrisonville exit.
The crash was reported at 11:15 a.m.
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