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Rig, Car Collide On Interstate

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WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Traffic up Thursday on Interstate 81 in Luzerne County after a car and tractor trailer collided.

It happened around 1 p.m. on I-81 south near Wilkes-Barre.

State police say the driver of the car lost control, went into the median, got back onto the interstate and got slammed by a tractor trailer.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital.