Route 28 reopens after tractor-trailer crash in Armstrong County

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SOUTH BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Route 28 northbound has reopened after a crash involving a tractor-trailer and the ensuing spill of fuel and oil.

Traffic was backed up for miles.

Pennsylvania State Police tell Channel 11 the tractor-trailer hit a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation truck near Freeport, setting off a major clean-up effort.


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The crash happened in the northbound lanes, just before the Slate Lick exit in South Buffalo, Armstrong County.

Crews poured a sand mixture on the roadway to soak up the fuel and oil spill.

Two people were taken to the hospital.


 

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