Fiery Wreck Ties Up Traffic on Part of I-180

DELAWARE TOWNSHIP -- A fiery crash involving a rig and a car closed part of a highway in Northumberland County.

Interstate 180 westbound was closed from around 3 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. near the Watsontown exit (exit 1) because of the crash.

State police said a tractor-trailer slammed into the back of a pickup that was an escort vehicle for an oversize load.  After striking the pickup, the rig caught fire.

Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.


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