Thursday, May 18, 2023

TRAFFIC ALERT: Overturned Tractor Trailer Carrying Explosive Agent Closes One Lane of Interstate 81 Northbound in Schuylkill County

A crash has closed one lane of Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County.

The crash occurred just before 6:00am on Interstate 81 northbound at mile marker 125.6 just north of the Frackville exit.  Involved in the crash was a tanker tractor trailer that overturned and is carrying an explosive agent.

The truck is also leaking diesel fuel.

The passing lane of Interstate 81 north remains open as of 6:30am.  

Use caution in the area.