DINGMANS FERRY, PIKE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— PennDOT announced that Interstate 84 completely reopened at 7:30 pm after a fatal multi-vehicle crash.
PennDOT announced that the interstate was closed from 11:00 am to 7:30 pm.
According to Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), four cars were traveling along interstate 84 when one driver failed to apply their brakes in time for stopped traffic due to a construction zone, one mile ahead.
PSP says the failure to brake caused a collision to occur between the four cars, with some vehicles spinning out of control.
An official from the Pike County Coroner’s office told Eyewitness News they were called to the scene for a report of a fatality.
Officials said one driver died of her injuries sustained in the collision. Another driver was transported to the hospital with injuries, and the other four were uninjured.
According to a representative from the Dingman Township Fire Department, there were six total people involved in the accident.