Police search for 2 people who fled scene of crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Police search for 2 people who fled scene of crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike. Sharrie Williams reports during Action News at 10 p.m. on July 12, 2018. (WPVI)

Police are looking for two people who fled the scene of a crash that killed a person, and closed a stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike for more than seven hours Thursday morning.

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Chopper 6: Deadly crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike on July 12, 2018.


A driver from New York City was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Police say the man was outside of his vehicle, because he had just had a separate wreck.

The two other people in his car took off.

This happened in Brecknock Township in Berks County just after 2 a.m. Thursday morning.

The westbound lanes where it happened were closed for eight hours.

The cause of the initial crash is not known.



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