Crash Shuts Down 16-Miles of Northeast Extension in Bucks County

A serious crash involving two tractor-trailers and four vehicles shut down a 16 mile-long stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Northeast Extension (Interstate 476) Thursday night into early Friday.

The crash happened shortly before 10 p.m. in West Rockhill, Bucks County and involved vehicles in both the north and southbound lanes.

Three people were hurt, police said. They were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The center concrete barrier was damaged in the crash.

The highway was shut down in both directions between the Lansdale and Quakertown interchanges. Police reopened the roadway around 1:30 a.m. Friday.

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