A crash involving several cars temporarily shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 83 during Wednesday evening's commute.

The crash occurred about 4:45 p.m. near the Guilford Avenue exit, and officials were encouraging drivers to stay away from the area. The scene had been cleared as of about 5:20 p.m., but officials warned that traffic would remain delayed for some time.

Police said at least one person had been taken to the hospital with unknown injuries, but had no further information.

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