FORT WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- An overturned tractor trailer dumped sand onto the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Fort Washington causing a major backup during the morning rush.
It happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday on the eastbound lanes of the Turnpike approaching Virginia Drive.
The crash also affected the ramp from Route 309 to I-276 eastbound.
Chopper 6 overhead showed the truck on its side with its load of sand all over the roadway.
Crews are working to remove the sand before they can clear the accident scene.
Overturned tractor trailer dumps sand on Pennsylvania Turnpike