By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The southbound lanes of Route 65 have reopened following a rollover crash that prompted the road to be closed for several hours.
Just after 1:30 a.m., crews were called out in response to a rollover crash along Route 65.
The crash happened near the West End Bridge and the Rivers Casino.
EMS, Fire, and Police are on scene of a 18-wheeler rollover on route 65 just before the North Shore exit. The driver was not injured. Route 65 south bound is closed. Please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/UVaER6GIAA
— Pgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) August 23, 2021
Pittsburgh Public Safety officials say the driver was not injured in the crash but are asking drivers to avoid the area while the cleanup is underway.
PennDOT says that crews at the scene are working to clean up spilled material.
The truck was uprighted and moved off of the road around 4:45 a.m. and the roadway reopened just before 8:00 a.m.
Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.