Serious Accident Shuts Down Route 1 NB During Morning Commute

Bear – At around 6:30 this morning rescue crews responded to Route 1 NB south at Wrangle Hill Road for a vehicle accident with multiple patients.

The accident shut down Route 1 NB for just under an hour while crews worked to treat the patients and clear the scene.

Trooper 4 was alerted and is believed to have transported one patient after landing on the highway.

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