Multi-vehicle Crash on Interstate 380 Snarls Traffic

UPDATE 10-19-18 / 10:30 PM: Police tell Newswatch 16 the crash was a chain-reaction crash involving seven vehicles.

It started when a tractor-trailer driven by a man from Ontario crashed into the back of another big rig.

That second big-rig then crashed into an SUV driven by Gina Bellersen, 53 of Inkerman.

Her car then crashed into another tractor trailer.

In all, there were seven vehicles involved – four tractor-trailers and three cars.

All drivers were taken to hospitals.

Police describe Bellersen’s injuries as “severe,” while all other drivers had minor injuries.

GOULDSBORO, Pa. -- A crash involving several vehicles has traffic tied up for miles on Interstate 380.

Interstate 380 northbound is shut down near the Gouldsboro exit because of the crash involving several tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles.

Fire officials say that one tractor-trailer crashed into another in the construction zone on northbound Interstate 380 near Gouldsboro and that caused a ripple effect.

Seven vehicles in total were involved -- four tractor-trailers and three cars.

The crash happened just before 2 p.m. Friday and one lane of traffic reopened around 4:30 p.m.

Four people were taken to the hospital. There is no word on their injuries.

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