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5-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Route 28

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – An accident on Route 28 closed the road in both directions for about an hour Monday afternoon.

According to emergency dispatchers, a five-vehicle accident happened near the Heinz Plant shortly before 1 p.m.

One of the vehicles involved was a truck carrying propane tanks. However, the tanks were not compromised in the accident.

Seven people were injured in the crash, but the extent of their injuries is unknown.

A detour has been set up to take vehicles south across the 40th Street Bridge.

PennDOT said motorists can expect significant delays in the area.

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