What to Know
- A deadly dump truck crash has the ramp from SB U.S. Route 202 to the WB U.S. Route 30 Bypass in Chester County closed Wednesday.
- The dump truck crushed a car. Two people in the car died while three people were hurt.
- No word on when the ramp will reopen.
A dump truck crushed a passenger SUV along a busy Chester County ramp Wednesday morning leaving two people dead, three people hurt and the ramp closed.
The vehicles collided on the ramp between southbound U.S. Route 202 and westbound U.S. Route 30 Business in East Whiteland Township just before 10 a.m.
Crews worked to rescue people trapped in the crushed Nissan Pathfinder under the flipped truck, Chester County dispatchers said. Two people in the car died while three others suffered injuries, two critically hurt, state police said. The dump truck driver wasn't hurt.
Expect traffic trouble in the area as the ramp remained closed past 2 p.m.
The truck appeared to be hauling some sort of gravel. It was unclear where it was headed.