Big Rig With a Broken Axle Causes Four-Vehicle Crash in Carbon County

KIDDER TOWNSHIP, P.a. -- A big rig with a broken drive axle caused a four-vehicle crash in Carbon County.

Authorities say that driver was trying to get the truck off Interstate 80 east near Lake Harmony when the pileup happened around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

Three tractor trailers and a minivan were involved.

Police say the driver of the minivan was badly hurt.

Interstate 80 east was closed for about three hours during the clean up in Carbon County.

4 comments

  • Jack Irvin

    If this where I believe it is, that section of the I 80 is like a mine field and could easily cause a broken axle, I live there and will not drive on it.

  • qualjoe

    There is a cute little black dog missing after this please contact Carbon County Animal Shelter if found.

  • troutlover

    This is an example of how careless the trucking companies are across the USA! If you knew the poor condition of these huge truck you would NEVER drive on the highways! With the huge number of warehouses in NEPA the truck volume is getting bigger and much more dangerous, especially on I-80 and I-81!

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