Dozens of ATVs flood interstate highway, cause crash in the Lehigh Valley

Troopers say about 40 dirt bikes, motorcycles and four-wheelers merged onto Interstate 78.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022
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Pennsylvania state police are working to track down a group of ATV riders who caused traffic chaos in the Lehigh Valley.

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Pennsylvania state police are working to track down a group of ATV riders who caused traffic chaos in the Lehigh Valley.

Troopers say about 40 dirt bikes, motorcycles and four-wheelers merged onto Interstate 78 westbound from Route 22 around 8:30 p.m. on July 7.

Police say the group committed a number of traffic violations.

Investigators say the group then caused a crash after exiting onto Tilghman Street, where one person was taken into custody.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville Station at 610-395-1438.