UPDATE: Tractor Trailer Crash Closes I-80 Near Knox

| June 30, 2017

19601262_1712058725475523_5835583720181804708_nBEAVER TWP, Clarion Co. (EYT) — An accident on Interstate 80 near milemarker 51.4 in Beaver Township Friday morning left the westbound lanes closed for nearly three hours.

(Photo submitted by Renee Colwell)

Clarion County 911 received a call at 8:27 a.m. and dispatched Clarion-based State Police to the scene where a tractor-trailer had jackknifed, closing the passing lane.

At that point, there were no injuries, but another call came in at 8:32 a.m. reporting another tractor-trailer involved at the scene. It appears the second tractor trailer crashed into the first one.

The roadway re-opened around 11 a.m., according to Randy Bauer, of BauerTruckRepair.com, whose company was on scene to remove the wreckage.

Dispatchers also sent Knox Ambulance and Knox Volunteer Fire Department to the scene.

No other information was available.


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