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I-81 Southbound reopened after 5-vehicle crash

A five vehicle crash on I-81 southbound, just north of the Colvin Street exit, appears to have been caused by a car making an "unsafe" lane change, according to Syracuse Police.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A five vehicle crash on I-81 southbound, just north of the Colvin Street exit, appears to have been caused by a car making an "unsafe" lane change, according to Syracuse Police.

An investigation revealed the car attempted to switch lanes when it struck by another vehicle at around 3 p.m., causing a chain reaction crash.

Four people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, police said.

The crash caused lane closures and heavy backup until about 4 p.m.

No tickets have been issued.

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