News: Jackknifed big-rig closes part of I-79 NB in Portersville
BUTLER COUNTY, PA — A tractor-trailer jackknifed Wednesday morning, closing a section of northbound Interstate 79 in Portersville, according to WTAE.
The accident impacted the northbound lanes from Exit 96 (Pennsylvania Route 488 – Portersville) to Exit 99 (U.S. Highway 422 – New Castle/Butler).
Little information has been provided at this time, but the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation projected a clearance time of 1:o0 p.m., which is subject to change based on scene conditions. Motorists were advised to find alternate routes.
As of this writing, authorities have not indicated any injuries in the event.
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