Crash clears SB I-71 near MLK - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Crash clears SB I-71 near MLK

Southbound Interstate 71 backed up due to a crash before the Martin Luther King exit. (Provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation) Southbound Interstate 71 backed up due to a crash before the Martin Luther King exit. (Provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation)
Traffic is running smoothly on southbound Interstate 71 near Martin Luther King Drive after a crash closed two lanes during the morning rush Thursday. (Provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation) Traffic is running smoothly on southbound Interstate 71 near Martin Luther King Drive after a crash closed two lanes during the morning rush Thursday. (Provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation)

A crash has cleared after causing major traffic delays on southbound Interstate 71 just before the Martin Luther King Drive exit Thursday morning.

The accident. reported just before 7 a.m., closed the right lanes for about an hour, Cincinnati police said.

Four to five vehicles appeared to be involved.

Traffic was down to a crawl with more than an hour delay by 7:30 a.m.

Vehicles stacked up to the Norwood Lateral, which motorists were advised to take west to southbound I-75 to detour around the crash.

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