Tractor-trailers collide on I-78 westbound in Lehigh Valley

Both tractor-trailers jackknifed; one went into an embankment.

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Monday, August 1, 2022
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A crash involving two tractor-trailers has shut down part of I-78 westbound in the Lehigh Valley.

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- A crash involving two tractor-trailers has shut down part of I-78 westbound in the Lehigh Valley.

The crash happened just before 3 a.m. Monday on the highway in Lower Saucon Township, between Route 33 and Route 412, the Hellertown exit.

Both of the tractor-trailers jackknifed; one went into an embankment.

No injuries have been reported.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

I-78 WB was closed for hours as police investigated and crews worked to clear the scene.

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This story has been updated to show there were two tractor-trailers, not three, involved in the crash.

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