A crash on the Maine Turnpike in Portland is causing traffic delays Thursday morning.

The crash was reported shortly after 8 a.m. in the southbound lanes between exits 48 and 47 in Portland. The right lane was blocked, according to a travel alert from the Maine Turnpike Authority.

The crash involved multiple vehicles and was near the Mile 47 exit ramp, according to officials. The crash was cleared by 9 a.m., but turnpike officials reported long delays remained.

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