Truck jackknifes on Schuylkill Expressway

October 24, 2009 12:25:34 PM PDT
The driver of a tractor trailer lost control of his big rig around 12:30 a.m. overnight and jackknifed on the westbound Schuylkill Expressway just prior to the University Avenue exit causing traffic problems for motorists. The incident occurred during a heavy rain, the tractor trailer blocked both westbound lanes of the Schuylkill Expressway causing traffic to back up before police forced traffic onto the Veere Avenue exit and then back onto the Schuylkill Expressway.

The driver was not injured during the incident.

The scene was cleared by 3:00 a.m.