Tractor-trailer crash shuts down I-81 in Luzerne County


LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A tractor-trailer crash closes Interstate-81 for miles in Luzerne County.

The wreck happened Friday night around 9:00 p.m. According to crews on the scene, the tractor-trailer crashed with a plow truck leaving the trailer folded. Crews say both drivers were transported to a local medical facility for treatment.

Penndot tells Eyewitness News I-81 northbound is closed between Route 924 and exit 145, the West Hazelton interchange.

Penndot expects the highway to reopen around midnight.

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