By: KDKA-TV News Staff
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — At least 12 people were injured in a major crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Lancaster County Commissioner Ray D’Agostino said on Twitter that there was a “mass casualty” crash involving a tractor-trailer on Wednesday in Lancaster County.
Mass casualty accident on PA Turnpike westbound near mile post 292.7 involving tractor trailer into a line of vehicles. Over a dozen people injured and over a dozen EMS units responding. Avoid the area and pray for the injured.
— Commissioner Ray D'Agostino (@CommissionerRD) July 21, 2021
State police said officials responded to a pair of crashes involving eight vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Authorities said the Turnpike was temporarily closed westbound from the Morgantown to Reading exits.
The roadway is now open. https://t.co/dlIwvQebrG
— Cpl. Holly Reber-Billings (@PSPTroopTPIO) July 21, 2021
No update was available on the conditions of the victims.