Stretch of NB I-71 in Silverton reopens following two-car accident

CINCINNATI -- All lanes of northbound Interstate 71 near Stewart Road in Silverton are now open.

Police closed all but one lane of the stretch of roadway at about 5:20 p.m. so crews could clear wreckage from an accident involving a Toyota Prius and a Jeep Cherokee.

Crews worked to remove the wreckage from the site of the crash for more than an hour.

Silverton police officials said traffic was backed up past the Red Bank Expressway.

There have been no reports of injuries at this time.

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