Police: Driver dead in tractor trailer crash

April 13, 2011 1:36:40 PM PDT
An accident involving an overturned tractor trailer on I-78 has killed one person, according to authorities.

The crash happened shortly before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the eastbound lanes of I-78 in Greenwich Township, Berks County.

State police troopers say the tractor trailer driver died on the scene a short time after the crash.

PennDOT reported the crash closed the eastbound lanes of I-78 between Route 737 in Krumsville and Route 863 in New Smithville, Lehigh County.