Portion of Route 590 re-opens following crashes

Updated: 04/16/2014 6:14 AM
Created: 04/15/2014 10:42 PM WHEC.com

Route 590 northbound at Browncroft Boulevard was closed for more than an hour Tuesday night after a multi-vehicle crash.

Troopers tell News10NBC that eight cars were involved in the crash on Route 590 at Browncroft Boulevard. Because of the crash Route 590 was closed at Browncroft Boulevard. There was also crashes that slowed traffic in the southbound lane on Route 590 and at the Route 490 and Route 590 interchange.

No official word yet on the cause of the crashes, but troopers say black ice may have been a factor.

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