UPDATE (10am Friday):
At least two people have died in an early Friday morning crash along Interstate 79, just south of Butler County.
The multi-vehicle accident happened about 3 a.m. shortly after the Parkway North (I-279) split.
WPXI-TV is reporting a 30-year-old female driver was traveling the wrong way on I-79 when she collided head-on with a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old male driver. Both were killed instantly.
Others involved in the crash suffered minor injuries. Five vehicles were reportedly involved. Despite the minor nature of their injuries, it is very important that a medical examination takes place. You will find out more on this at The Millar Law Firm website.
The southbound lanes of Interstate 79 in Franklin Park remained closed until about 8 a.m.
UPDATE (8:30am Friday):
WPXI-TV is reporting two people have been killed in an early Friday morning crash on Interstate 79 southbound, just south of Butler County in Allegheny.
Police say a female driver was traveling the wrong way on I-79 when she collided with a male driver, killing him.
The accident happened just after the Parkway North Split about 3 a.m.
All lanes on I-79 south beyond the I-279 split are closed.
Traffic is being re-directed onto I-279.
An overnight crash has shut down part of Interstate 79 southbound, just south of Butler County.
The accident happened about 3 a.m. Friday, just south of the Parkway North (Interstate 279) split.
State police say at least four vehicles were involved. Two of them collided head-on.
PennDOT says all southbound traffic on I-79 is being detoured onto I-279 southbound.