Pennsylvania Turnpike westbound reopens in Chester County

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

CHARLESTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- Police have reopened the westbound Pennsylvania Turnpike between the Valley Forge interchange and the Downingtown interchange.

It was around 1:30 p.m. when a tractor trailer jackknifed in the westbound lanes of the turnpike at mile marker 315 in Charlestown Township.

Police tell Action News that there are multiple accidents in the back up, leading to the road closure.

The roadway was reopened around 6:00 p.m.