Pa. turnpike reopens following semi crash, traffic moving slow

The westbound closure has caused traffic to back up for miles

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DONEGAL, Pa. (AP) – The westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike were closed for about three hours Thursday morning between the Donegal and New Stanton exits after a tractor-trailer crash.

The accident happened just before 4 a.m. near mile marker 83.

All lanes have reopened but are moving slowly. Traffic backups are expected as crews continue to clear the scene.

The driver was injured and flown to a hospital.

The cause of the crash and the driver’s condition were not immediately known.

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