1 dead, 8 injured in I-78 multi-vehicle crash

Chopper 6 HD was over the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 78 in Lehigh County on Wednesday morning.

August 15, 2012 2:44:20 PM PDT
One person died and eight others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 78 near Allentown.

The crash was reported around 10:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes at Lehigh Street in Salisbury Township.

State police confirm to Action News that one person died in the crash.

Authorities say eight others were hurt, but suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The view from Chopper 6 HD showed three damaged cars on the scene. A maroon car had a tarp placed over it, while a silver car had heavy rear-end damage. A white car was also stopped at the scene with moderate damage.

I-78 westbound reopened just before 5:00 p.m.