Crash on Interstate 95 Snarls Traffic in Center City

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A crash under an overpass on Interstate 95 had lanes closed and snarled traffic for hours in Center City Philadelphia on Friday.

The crash, which happened before the Washington Boulevard exit and near Interstate 676, caused five of the six lanes on I-95 to be shut down. Traffic was getting by on the far-right lane, but the crash caused a major backup from around 10:30 a.m. to shortly before 2:30 p.m.

A fire engine and multiple other emergency vehicles could be seen at the location. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. Police did not immediately say if anyone was hurt.

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