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Tractor trailer accident slows traffic in Northampton Co.

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jun 12 2013 05:56:32 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 12 2013 10:02:18 AM CDT

I-78 crash involved 2 tractor trailers

HELLERTOWN, Pa. -

A tractor trailer accident closed a stretch of Interstate 78 in Northampton County for several hours overnight.

The accident around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes of I-78, near the Route 412 interchange.

Two tractor trailers collided, state police said.

The highway was was down to one lane for several hours so crews could clean up the wreckage.

One of the drivers involved in the crash was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, police said