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‘Mass casualty’ pileup reported on I-81 in Pennsylvania


A major pileup crash has been reported on I-81 in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

The crash occurred shortly before 11 a.m. on Monday, March 28, on northbound I-81 at the Minersville Exit near mile marker 116.1 in Lavelle, Pennsylvania, according to the Butler Township Police Department.

Police described the crash as a “mass casualty” incident with multiple injuries and a tanker on fire.

An early estimate from the Butler Township Police Department indicated that approximately 20 vehicles were involved in the crash.

A snow squall was reported in the area at the time of the pileup.

The video below shows the aftermath of the pileup.

I-81 is expected to remain closed for several hours.


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