UPDATE: Interstate 80 Reopens in Clarion, Jefferson Counties After Multiple Crashes
(PHOTO: A multi-vehicle crash between Corsica and Brookville. Photo by Steve Logue.)
PennDOT Community Relations Coordinator Tina Gibbs said Interstate 80 Westbound was closed from Exit 60 (PA 66 North – Shippenville) to Exit 53 (PA 338 Knox).
Clarion County 9-1-1 said the accident happened Wednesday around 1:16 p.m. and involved a tractor trailer. Additional accidents were reported within the traffic backup from the incident.
Knox Fire, Knox EMS, PSP Clarion, and Clarion Fire & Hose were dispatched to the scene.
The roadway has since reopened.
Additionally, a multi-vehicle crash shut down a portion of Interstate 80 Westbound between Interstate 80 Westbound between Exit 78 (PA 36 – Brookville/Sigel) and Exit 70 (US 322 – Strattanville). That portion of Interstate 80 has also reopened.
Earlier Wednesday, one lane of Interstate 80 eastbound reopened in Mercer County between Exit 4A (Interstate 376 eastbound, New Castle) to Exit 15 (Route 19, Mercer) following a crash involving multiple vehicles.
No further details have been released.
The Pennsylvania State Police are expected to release additional details soon.
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