UPDATE: I-99 fully reopened following 8 vehicle crash Tuesday morning

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UPDATE: Officials said I-99 has fully reopened after an eight-vehicle crash forced it to close the northbound lanes between exit 15 and exit 23.

The original story can be found below.

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Interstate 99 has lane restrictions and closures just south of Altoona after a reported eight-vehicle crash happened Tuesday morning.

The crash was reported in the northbound lane between exit 15 Claysburg/King and Exit 23: PA 36/PA 164 – Roaring Spring/Portage. This has caused the northbound lanes to be closed.

State police have asked to avoid this section of I-99 as they say it will take several hours for crews to clean up.

While details are limited at this time, you’re advised to use caution in your commute and you may want to avoid these sections of I-99. There’s currently no word on injuries.

This is a developing story. Stick with WTAJ on-air and online as we continue to keep you up to date.

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