HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP — An accident has forced the closure of a section of Route 58 in Hempfield Township.

Mercer County 911 reported that the accident took place just after 11 a.m. and that there are not believed to be any injuries. 

Route 58 is closed in both directions from Salem Road on the border between Delaware and Hempfield townships north to Gruber Road in Hempfield Township, according to PennDOT.

PennDOT officials expect the road to be reopened later this afternoon.