Crash involving 5 vehicles shut down WB Pennsylvania Turnpike

BENSALEM, Pa. (WPVI) -- A multi-vehicle crash shut down the westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bucks County during the Wednesday morning commute.

The crash occurred around 7:15 a.m. in Bensalem. It created a huge backup and delays approaching the accident.

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Action News is told at least five vehicles were involved in the accident. At least one vehicle overturned. An ambulance was called to the scene.

By 7:50 a.m., officials were allowing one lane of traffic to get by. Around 8:30 a.m., all lanes reopened to traffic.

This was one of three crashes on the turnpike Wednesday morning including another in Willow Grove, Montgomery County.


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