Big Rig Rollover Creates Traffic Problems on Turnpike
PLAINS TOWNSHIP — Crews cleaned up a wreck that created traffic problems on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Luzerne County.
According to officials, a tractor-trailer rolled over in the northbound lanes near the Wyoming Valley exit around 5 a.m. Tuesday.
Troopers said the truck was carrying a load of bottled water.
The driver was taken to the hospital.
Troopers detoured drivers off the turnpike at the Pocono Interchange.
Authorities said the road was reopened around 1 p.m. after guide rail repairs were completed.