UPDATE, 9 a.m.: Another update from NHDOT indicates the traffic on I-93 in Salem has returned to normal following this morning’s accident.
UPDATE, 8:04 a.m.: At about 7:40 a.m., the state DOT tweeted that all lanes of I-93 South near Exit 1 are open but motorists should expect heavy traffic and delays in the area.
EARLIER STORY: A morning crash on I-93 South in Salem is causing major traffic delays, according to emergency communications.
The crash reportedly took place before Exit 1 near Mile Marker 2.0. According to emergency communications, the accident has blocked all travel lanes, involves multiple vehicles with injuries, and all traffic is being diverted to Exit 2.
The Union Leader is reporting the crash took place at 5:48 a.m. with both Salem Police and N.H. State Police arriving on scene shortly thereafter to divert traffic.
Patch will have more on this story as information becomes available.