EXPLOREJEFFERSON: UPDATE: 59 Vehicle Pile-Up Shuts Down Interstate 80 in Jefferson County

Photo by Scott Shindledecker, ExploreJefferson

Photo by Scott Shindledecker, ExploreJefferson

JEFFERSON COUNTY A seven mile stretch of Interstate 80 is closed due to a 59-vehicle pile-up that occurred this morning in Washington Township, Jefferson County.

The accident was reported around 8:06 a.m. near mile marker 95 on Interstate 80 eastbound.

Fifty-nine vehicles – including 37 cars and 22 tractor trailers – were involved in the pile-up.

Multiple emergency agencies have been dispatched to the scene. No serious injuries have been reported.

Traffic is being detoured at Exit 90, according to DuBois-based state police. The roadway is closed from Exit 90 (Route 830 East/DuBois Regional Airport) to Exit 97 (Route 219/DuBois/Brockway).

A representative with DuBois-based state police told exploreJeffersonPA.com that multiple accidents were reported on I-80 eastbound in Jefferson County Thursday morning, including a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 eastbound near mile marker 79 in Washington Township, Jefferson County.

 

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