Due to a tractor-trailer accident, a portion of I-79 northbound is shut down.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

BUTLER (KDKA) – I-79 northbound has reopened from U.S. 422 New Castle/Butler to exit 108 Slippery Rock after a tractor-trailer accident.

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According to Butler County 911, a tractor-trailer jackknifed just before 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning.

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First responders on the scene said that the driver was not injured in the accident and fuel could be seen leaking from the truck.

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