I-76 Westbound Reopened After Crash - NBC 10 Philadelphia

I-76 Westbound Reopened After Crash

I-76 westbound has reopened at I-476 after an accident occurred Friday just before noon.

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    Before noon on Friday there was a multi-vehicle crash that closed the westbound lanes of I-76 for nearly four hours. (Published Friday, Nov. 4, 2011)

    I-76 westbound at I-476 has reopened after being shut down due to an accident.

    Just before noon on Friday, a multi-vehicle crash closed the westbound lanes of the Schuylkill Expressway near the King of Prussia mall.

    One tractor-trailer and at least two vehicles were involved. One person was killed and two people were injured.

    The crash happened around noon, right by the new exit ramps on I-76 that were set to open. The two ramps connect westbound drivers to South Henderson and South Gulph Mills Road.

    One man who witnessed the accident spoke to NBC 10.

    "When I drove past here I saw the gentleman in his car right there and he was bleeding out of his mouth and out of his nose and he wasn't conscious," said the man. "When I got out of the car a few other people had already pulled over right behind me and we all went out to try and help the guy out." 

    The conditions of the two people injured are unknown at this time. No word yet on the identity of the victim.

    I-76 was closed from I-476 North to the Gulph Mills exit due to the crash. It was reopened around 4 p.m.