Multiple vehicle accident on I-80


Unknown injuries were reported in a multiple vehicle accident just before 1 p.m. on Interstate 80 west.

EAST LACKAWANNOCK TOWNSHIP – A multiple vehicle accident just before 1 p.m. shut down a lane of Interstate 80 west.

Mercer County 911 dispatch said a couple of unknown injuries were reported in the accident that involved some passenger cars and three to four tractor trailers.

The initial call came in to 911 at 12:43 p.m. at the 12-mile marker of I-80 west.

The majority of the accidents were westbound but there was one reported eastbound,  county dispatch said.

I-80 West was running with only one lane open at 2 p.m.

State police, Mercer East End Fire Department and Superior Ambulance are all on the scene.