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Weather Related Truck Accidents Close Part Of I-80 In Clearfield County


Posted on Feb 01, 2013

Interstate 80 eastbound near Kylertown was closed for most of the day January 31, 2013 due to a nine-vehicle accident that involved four  tractor-trailers.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said eastbound drivers are now being directed off of I-80 at the Woodland/123 interchange. Drivers will then follow Route 970 south to Route 322 east to I-99 north and re-enter I-80 at the Bellefonte/161 interchange.

PennDOT expects to re-open the I-80 eastbound lanes before 2 p.m.

When traveling during a winter storm, PennDOT officials said drivers should adjust their speed to accommodate for changing weather conditions, including visibility. Winter driving conditions require that motorists allow for a greater following distance between vehicles and motorists are reminded to always wear their seat belts.

If you, or a loved one, are injured in a Lancaster auto accident due to the negligence of another driver, contact an experienced Central Pennsylvania truck accident lawyer at Schmidt Kramer in Harrisburg and all over the Commonwealth. The toll-free number is (888) 476-0807 or dial 8 at 717-888-8888 and the case evaluation is free.

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