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Rig bounces down embankment after rear-ending by second semi


No injuries have been reported following a collision between two semi trucks in Pennsylvania on Sunday morning. 

The accident happened on December 20th near Frackville, Pennsylvania. 

According to Skook News, truck driver Pierre Brown was driving his Kenworth north on Interstate 81 at mile marker 131.1 near the Mahanoy City Exit when he was rear ended by an International semi truck driven by Richard Hamilton. 

06:25 Engine and Rescue due on an MVA involving 2 tractor trailers on Interstate 81 mm131(Mahanoy City exit)

Posted by West End Fire & Rescue, Mahanoy City, PA on Sunday, December 20, 2020

The force of the impact sent Brown careening off of the roadway and down an embankment. 

Luckily, no injuries were reported as a result of the incident, but crews were called to retrieve the wrecked rig from the embankment. 

The exact reason behind the collision has not been released, but Hamilton has been cited for the incident.


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