News: Multi-vehicle crash closes lane on I-79 SB near west Pittsburgh

ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA — A multi-vehicle wreck was reported Thursday morning on Interstate 79 near west Pittsburgh, according to 511PA Pittsburgh.

The accident happened on the southbound lanes at milepost 59, about a mile north of Interstate 376 (Penn-Lincoln Parkway). It was first reported by 511PA shortly before 8:30 a.m.

Authorities have not shared further specific details regarding the circumstances, but at least one lane was blocked for over two hours, suggesting a serious crash.

By 10:56 a.m., crews had cleared the scene from the roadway and all lanes were reopened to traffic.

The cause of the accident and the conditions of those involved remain unknown at this time.

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