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Friday afternoon accidents snarl eastbound Route 22

Published On: Jun 20 2014 03:43:27 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 20 2014 03:45:10 PM CDT
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BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, Pa. -

Accidents slowed eastbound traffic on Route 22 in Northampton County Friday afternoon.

The first accident happened about 3 p.m. in Bethlehem Township, at the Route 33 interchange. One person reportedly was injured, but details were not available.

Another accident occurred around 4 p.m. in the same area. It apparently involved one vehicle that went into the median.

Traffic was backed up but slowly getting by, by driving on the shoulder of the highway.