BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police say a driver smashed into a truck while trying to make an illegal U-turn on Interstate 81 in Luzerne County.
The wreck happened around 8:00 Wednesday night along 81 north in Butler Township near the Interstate 80 split.
State police say a minivan cut across three lanes of traffic while trying to get to the emergency turnaround and collided with a box truck.
Three people in the van were taken to the hospital to be checked out.
Police tell us the driver will be cited after the wreck in Luzerne County.