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Rig Wreck Slows Turnpike Drivers

Posted on: 9:23 am, October 22, 2012, by

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Crews in Lackawanna County responded to an overturned tractor trailer on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

The crash happened around 5 a.m. Monday in South Abington Township, near the Clarks Summit toll plaza on the southbound side of the highway.

Authorities tell us the driver lost control on a sharp curve.

Two people were taken to the hospital to be checked.

Traffic was able to get around the crash.

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