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Part of Pennsylvania Turnpike reopens after crash causes major delays

Digital Brief: Sept. 14, 2023 (AM)
Digital Brief: Sept. 14, 2023 (AM) 02:17

FEASTERVILLE-TREVOSE, Pa. (CBS) -- Some lanes are reopening on the Pennsylvania Turnpike after a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday morning.

The crash temporarily shut down the westbound between Exit 351 and Exit 343 on Wednesday morning. Images from Chopper 3 showed part of the median was damaged and being replaced.

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The crash was reported after 6 a.m.

Traffic was getting by on the shoulder of the westbound side after 8 a.m. and multiple lanes were open on the eastbound side.

Drivers should expect delays of up to two hours on either side of the turnpike and nearby roads, especially Route 1.

A crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike is causing traffic backups across Bucks County Total Traffic/CBS News Philadelphia

The Nottingham Fire Department said it was a "serious accident involving several vehicles."

TRAFFIC ALERT PA TURNPIKE both west and east bound west of Philadelphia exit (route 1) a serious accident involving...

Posted by Nottingham Fire Department - Station 65 on Thursday, September 14, 2023
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