50 Vehicles in I-80 Pileup

Published 02/19 2014 11:39AM

Updated 02/19 2014 06:38PM

February 19, 2014
A section of Interstate 80 in Pennsylvania was closed Wednesday morning after icy conditions caused a 50-vehicle wreck, authorities said. Pennsylvania State Police and Penndot say cleanup will be time consuming.

The early morning pileup, which may have included as many as 40 tractor-trailers, happened near exit 120 in Clearfield, that's west of State College and north of Altoona. As many as  eight people have been transported to Clearfield Hospital, with minor to moderate injuries, WTAJ reported.

The westbound section of I-80 between exits 120 and 127 is closed as rescue crews respond to the scene.

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