UPDATE: I-95 southbound has reopened following Monday morning crashes

Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 9:30 AM EST
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PLYMOUTH, Maine (WABI) - UPDATE (4:12 p.m.): Officials say the part of I-95 that was closed due to multiple crashes has reopened.

ORIGINAL STORY: Part of I-95 southbound remains closed Monday afternoon as crews work to clear the roadway following multiple morning crashes.

Officials say traffic is being diverted off the interstate at Exit 167 and they expect the interstate to be closed until Monday evening.

The Maine State Police says they responded to reports of vehicles off the road Monday morning on I-95 in the areas of mile markers 172-162 southbound due to icy road conditions.

They say several people were injured, but their injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Officials are advising drivers to avoid the area.

Maine State Police are continuing to investigate.

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