By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA) — Several people were injured when a multi-vehicle crash resulted in the temporary closure of the Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Washington County.READ MORE: WATCH: Water Main Break Sends Water And Debris Shooting Into Peace, Love And Little Donuts In Strip District
The crash happened along the Speers Bridge early Saturday morning near Belle Vernon.
One person was trapped in their vehicle and were freed by crews at the scene using the Jaws of Life.
According to the Rostraver Central Fire Department, three patients were transported from the scene by paramedics and two more were airlifted from the scene by medical helicopter.READ MORE: NWS Confirms EF-0 Tornado Touches Down Along Butler And Allegheny Counties Border
The status of those injured in the crash is unknown at this time.
The roadway reopened just before 10:00 a.m.MORE NEWS: Allegheny County Artist Adds Personal Touch To Anti-Violence Mural In Homewood
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