Crash closes portion of Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension

FRANCONIA TWP, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- A crash involving a truck shut down the southbound lanes of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike at milepost 34.6 for some time Sunday morning.

The crash occurred just after 9 a.m. in the southbound lanes near the Quakertown exit (Exit 44).

Around 10 a.m. the left lane of the southbound side of I-476 reopened, allowing awaiting vehicles to trickle by.

As of 10:30 a.m., all lanes of travel had reopened to traffic.

Officials warn motorists to consider an alternate route to avoid delays.
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