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Injuries reported after multi-vehicle crash on I-80 in Jefferson County

Numerous emergency crews are responding to a multi-car wreck on I-80 in Jefferson County that happened just after 2 p.m. Thursday. (WJAC)

BROOKVILLE - Numerous emergency crews are responding to a multi-car wreck on I-80 in Jefferson County that happened just after 2 p.m. Thursday.

According to officials, all westbound lanes are closed after the wreck at mile marker 79.5 at North Fork Bridge.

Jefferson County EMS director Tracy Zents said several people were injured and have been taken to the hospital.

Their injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

Zents said crews are working to clear the vehicles involved to reopen the highway.

He said those who were involved in the accident, but not injured, have been taken to the Holiday Inn Express for lodging.

According to a driver in the area at the time of wreck, snow was falling and at least six tractor-trailers and 10 passenger vehicles were involved.

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