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Truck crash shuts Pennsylvania turnpike eastbound lanes

Turnpike officials said the crash on 1-276 in Bensalem was reported shortly after 6 a.m. Friday.

The Associated Press

12/20/2013

BENSALEM, Pa. — A crash involving several tractor-trailers has shut down eastbound traffic on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in eastern Pennsylvania.

Turnpike officials said the crash on 1-276 in Bensalem was reported shortly after 6 a.m. Friday.

Officials said major delays could be expected and urged drivers to seek alternate routes.

Television news reports from the scene indicated that the crash involved three tractor-trailers and two passenger vehicles. There was no immediate word on injuries.

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