Man struck by multiple vehicles on Northeast Extension of Pennsylvania Turnpike

Officials said a pedestrian was struck by multiple vehicles on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Thursday morning.

It happened around 5 a.m. in the northbound lanes just past the Quakertown exit.

Police said the man who was struck is critically injured and medics and rescue crews are at the scene.

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Traffic was backed up for miles after police said a pedestrian was struck by multiple vehicles on the Northeast Extention of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Thursday morning.



All northbound lanes were are closed for approximately 5 hours as police investigated the incident.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area as there were major traffic delays.
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