Rig Rollover Spills Fuel, Snarls Traffic in Luzerne County

PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A rig pulling a crane crashed in Luzerne County Wednesday morning, tying up traffic near the wreck.

It happened around 10 a.m. on South Main Street in Plains Township.

Police said the truck heading to the construction site of the new Wilkes-Barre Area High School rolled, spilling some diesel fuel.

Crews are working to clean up the spill. They expect the road to be closed for several hours.


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