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An overturned dump truck created a huge traffic jam on the Schyulkill Expressway for hours Wednesday afternoon. (WPVI)

A dump truck crashed and overturned, jamming traffic on the eastbound Schuylkill Expressway in University City Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened around 12 p.m. on I-76 East approaching the University Avenue exit.


Video from Chopper 6 HD near the scene showed the truck lying on its side across the right lane and shoulder of the 2-lane highway.

The truck was hauling gravel, and most of that load spilled onto the highway.

All eastbound lanes were blocked as emergency responders arrived on the scene.

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An overturned dump truck has traffic jammed on the eastbound Schuylkill Expressway in University City.



Action News is told the 33-year-old driver was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with stable vital signs.

So far, no word on what led to the crash.

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