SCRANTON -- A crash involving three vehicles backed up traffic on part of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County Sunday afternoon. The crash happened around noon just before the River Street / Moosic Street exit in Scranton.
The crash happened around noon just before the River Street exit on Interstate 81 north in Scranton.
Troopers said the driver of a BMW, Mitchell Sauter of Moscow, was headed south and crossed into the northbound lanes hitting a big rig.
Sauter was badly hurt and taken to the hospital. The driver of a third vehicle was taken to the hospital as well and is expected to be OK.
Part of the highway was closed for a short time, and traffic was backed up as crews worked to clean up the wreck.
State police are investigating the crash.