Crash Snarls Traffic on I-95 in Northeast Philadelphia

A crash shut down a stretch of I-95 in Northeast Philadelphia late Thursday morning.

Authorities said at least two cars were involved in the crash, which happened in the southbound lanes below the Academy Road exit shortly before 11 a.m. The highway was shut down south of Academy Road as firefighters and other crews worked to help the injured and clear the crash.

SkyForce10 footage showed one car crashed into a construction sign on the highway and another flipped onto its side.

At least two people were injured, officials said. The extent of their injuries was unknown Thursday morning.

The highway reopened shortly after 11 a.m.

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