Crash Slows Travel Along I-80

Published 07/24 2014 02:57PM

Updated 07/24 2014 07:39PM

6:30 pm Update: One person died in the chain reaction crash- The crash scene has been cleared. Westbound lanes and Light Street Exit are open

Police and emergency crews remain on the scene along I-80 West near the Light Street Exit in Columbia County. Two tractor trailers collided along the stretch of road.  I-80 in the area is down to one lane. 

Motorists traveling westbound on Interstate 80 in Columbia County are advised that traffic is reduced to one lane at Mile Marker 236, the Light Street Exit, due to a tractor trailer crash.
Motorists should approach the area with caution and be alert for stopped or slow moving vehicles.
Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 700 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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