Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Interstate 81 Closed Due to Crash Tuesday

12/01/15 - Around 11:15am, Tuesday morning, emergency personnel were called to Milemarker 103 northbound on Interstate 81 for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment and fire.

Scanner traffic has reported that the crash involves a vehicle and two tractor trailers.

Multiple units from Schuylkill and Lebanon Counties have been called to the scene.

Interstate 81 has been shut down in both directions between Ravine (Exit 104) and Pine Grove (Exit 100).  This is the area of the one lane construction.

UPDATE:  11:40AM - Southbound lanes are to be open shortly but Northbound remains closed.  One person reported to be entrapped, extrication is in progress.

UPDATE:  12:00PM - Southbound lanes are now open. Slow moving though.  Northbound lanes will be closed during cleanup.

UPDATE  1:45PM - Northbound is now open.

North End Fire is assisting Pine Grove PD with traffic control, excessive traffic from 81 being shut down. Also have a...
Posted by North End Fire Company on Tuesday, December 1, 2015