20 Car Crash Closes Turnpike

Crashes across the region have shutdown sections of several major roadways and resulted in multiple injuries Thursday morning.

Authorities have closed westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Morgantown and Reading.  Officials say at least 20 cars were involved in accidents that caused the shutdown and brought about multiple injuries.

Elsewhere in the state, a multicar accident has shutdown westbound lanes of I-78 between exits 35 and 40, according to officials. Several injuries related to the I-78 accident have also been reported.

A crash between a vehicle and a plow truck near the intersection of Deep Creek and Henning roads in New Hanover caused the vehicle to flip over, according to officials.

Reports indicate two people were airlifted to the hospital for medical attention and another was transported by vehicle.

Northbound lanes of Route 202 between Routes 29 and 252 were shutdown for about 25 minutes due to a crash, according to PennDot.  The lanes were reopened around 11 a.m., according to officials. No injuries were reported.

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