UPDATE: Lanes back open on SB 71 near tunnel

The southbound lanes on I-71 are now open after an accident just before the Lytle Tunnel on Thursday.

The accident, involving a semi-truck, occurred at the 1.8 mile marker and closed all the southbound lanes at one point.

Around the time of the accident, traffic was slow all the way up to Dana Avenue.

There is no word on any injuries as a result of the crash.

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