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15-car accident closes Route 1 between Presque Isle and Caribou

Route 1 was closed for a time Tuesday between Presque Isle and Caribou.

CARIBOU, Maine — Route 1 between Presque Isle and Caribou was closed for a time Tuesday afternoon due to a crash involving 15 cars, Presque Isle dispatch confirmed to NEWS CENTER Maine.

Police say there were some injuries, but none are known to be life-threatening at this time.

Poor visibility and road conditions are believed to be the cause of the crash. Aroostook County Sheriffs Office asked drivers to stay off the roads in a Facebook post. 

In addition, Mars Hill route 1a from Mars Hill to four corners closed is for an accident.

Stay up to date on current road closures here

This is a breaking story and will be updated as more information becomes available.