BUTLER COUNTY, Pa. — A portion of Interstate 79 North was closed after a semitruck overturned, blocking at least two lanes of traffic.
Fire and EMS units were on the scene near Exit 77 to I-76 Youngstown, Ohio/Harrisburg.
According to PennDOT, the interstate was closed between Exit 76: U.S. 19 North — Cranberry and the on-ramp from I-76 at Exit 77 — PA Turnpike.
PennDOT said the left and center lanes were closed. Traffic cameras show that the semi was blocking both of those lanes and part of the on-ramp.
Traffic was being directed to the shoulder of the interstate to get around the crash.
The interstate reopened to two lanes of traffic around 4:30 p.m.
PennDOT said to still use caution if traveling through the area.
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