I-81 NB Shutdown Due to Double Fatal Accident

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. - Two people are dead following a fiery multi-vehicle crash along Interstate-81 northbound Tuesday morning. Maryland State Police say the northbound lanes are currently shut down. 

The three-vehicle accident happened around 11:20 a.m., by Exit 1 near Williamsport just before the West Virginia state line. 

Traffic is currently being rerouted off exit 1 (Md 68-Williamsport) and across Gov. Lane Blvd., then back onto US 11 and finally back to northbound I-81. 

Currently the southbound lanes are not affected. 

Drivers are urged to avoid this area, including US 11 and other local roads, as heavy traffic will present.