Truck crashes shut down routes 54, 309
Around midday, major thoroughfares in Rush Township had to be closed when tractor trailers jack-knifed and became stuck. On Route 54, known locally as The Vulcan, a tractor-trailer headed uphill towards Route 81 became stuck.
State Police blocked motorists from continuing down the hill, while Ryan Township officers handled traffic at the base of the hill.
Route 309 was closed to traffic, both north and southbound between the intersection of Route 309/Fairview Street and Route 309/Lofty Road, due to 2 jackknifed tractor trailers.
McAdoo and Rush Township police handled traffic control.
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