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UPDATE: Interstate 80 Open After Rig Wreck

UPDATE: 3:40 p.m. — Both westbound lanes are now open, according to PennDOT.

BLACK CREEK TOWNSHIP — A crash involving a tractor-trailer and pickup truck shutdown both lanes of Interstate 80 west in Luzerne County on Thursday morning.

According to responders, the wreck happened around 5:30 a.m. on I-80 west near mile marker 250 which is around the Conyngham/Nescopeck Exit.

Authorities said the rig hit a guide rail causing the tractor-trailer to spin.  A pick-up truck behind slammed into the trailer.  Both drivers were taken to the hospital.

Due to the wreck, Berwick Area School District said transportation will be delayed for Nescopeck elementary students.


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