UPDATE: Interstate 80 Re-Opens After Crash Involving Multiple Tractor-Trailers

| January 18, 2020

Image from iOS (24)MONROE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Interstate 80 West has re-opened in Clarion County after a crash involving multiple tractor trailers.

(Photo above by Randy Bauer of Bauer Truck Repair.)

Clarion County 9-1-1 said the call came in at 8:43 a.m. on Saturday for an accident on I-80 West near Exit 62.

Clarion Fire & Hose Company No. 1, Shippenville Ambulance, Clarion Hospital EMS, PSP Clarion, Bauer Truck Repair, and Rustler Services were dispatched to the scene.

PennDOT was also called for assistance.

At least four vehicles were involved in the collisions, according to sources.

Image from iOS (25)

(Photo above by Randy Bauer of Bauer Truck Repair.)

(Photo above by Joseph Hinderliter.)

According to PSP Clarion, the roadway was closed at the 61 1/2 mile marker following the crash. Traffic was routed off the roadway at Exit 64 (Clarion/New Bethlehem) and routed back on at Exit 60 (Shippenville). Traffic backups were reported on multiple area roadways including U.S. Route 322, State Route 68, and State Route 66.

No further details are being released at this time.

(Photo below by Dave Cyphert of ProPoint Media Photography.)

Image from iOS (26)

Copyright © 2020 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Category: Local News, News, Police & Fire Calls