1 dead after chain-reaction tractor-trailer crash on I-476 in Radnor, Delaware County

Police say it all began when the driver of a tractor-trailer did not stop in time to avoid slow traffic in the southbound lanes.

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One person died in a crash involving several tractor-trailers on I-476 in Delaware County on Friday.

RADNOR, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- One person is dead after a crash involving several tractor trailers that led to a lengthy shutdown of part of the Blue Route (I-476).

The crash happened around 5 p.m. Friday in Radnor, Delaware County.

Police say it all began when the driver of a tractor-trailer did not stop in time to avoid slow traffic in the southbound lanes.

The driver swerved to avoid a collision, but hit another tractor trailer.

The impact sent both big rigs into the northbound lanes where one of those trucks hit a third tractor trailer.

The driver of the truck who failed to stop was killed. One other injury was reported.

All lanes of Interstate 476 reopened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday.