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Multiple accidents on I-85 in Opelika backs traffic up for hours

Updated: Mar. 25, 2021 at 12:34 PM EDT
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OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - Multiple accidents involving several cars in on I-85 this morning left Opelika commuters sitting in traffic for hours.

Police say a major crash in the southbound lanes happened near exit 57 and caused minor injuries.

Opelika police crews worked alongside the Alabama Department of Transportation to free an 18-wheeler that had become caught in some cables.

Multiple other accidents took place between exits 62 and 58.

All lanes reopened just before 11:00 a.m.

There is no word on any injuries related to these crashes at this time.

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