ROSTRAVER (KDKA)- Police had to redirect traffic around a messy crash along Interstate 70 in Westmoreland County.
Around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, a tractor-trailer swerved and hit a barrier, which split the trailer wide open. This crash happened in the construction zone between exit 44 (Arnold City) and exit 43 (Fayette City/Donora).READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Accused Of Sending Inappropriate Photos On Snapchat To Teenage Girl In Custody
The big rig was hauling Twizzlers licorice, which spilled all over the highway.
I-70 was closed for several hours while crews cleaned up the mess.READ MORE: Know The Score: November 26, 2021
The truck driver was not seriously hurt in the crash.
Foggy conditions in the area may have played a role in the crash.MORE NEWS: Jarry, Pens Keep Isles Winless In New Arena, 1-0