Thursday, May 27, 2021

Interstate 81 Closed North of Frackville for a Tractor Trailer Crash

Interstate 81 northbound is closed near Frackville for a tractor trailer crash on Thursday afternoon.

Around 12:00pm, on Thursday, emergency personnel were dispatched to Interstate 81 northbound near mile marker 127 for a two tractor trailer crash involving fire.

According to video sent to us from a passerby, it appears a Fed Ex tractor trailer and another tractor trailer crashed into a ditch with one being engulfed in flames.

All occupants were reported to be out of their vehicles.

By 12:15pm, Interstate 81 northbound was closed at the Frackville.

Responding units included fire personnel from Frackville, Englewood, and Ryan Township with Ryan Township being in charge of the incident.

We'll have more information on this incident as it becomes available.

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