Accident closes part of Interstate 80

At least 3 tractor trailers involved, officials say

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Published: May 07 2013 06:50:46 AM EDT   Updated On: May 07 2013 12:54:07 PM EDT
KIDDER TWP., Pa. -

Part of Interstate 80 in Carbon County had to be shut down because of an accident involving at least three tractor trailers.

It happened around 2 a.m. Tuesday in I-80's eastbound lanes in Kidder Township.

It's not clear if anyone was hurt in the crash, but reports from the scene indicate that there may have been a fuel leak from at least one of the trucks.

The accident closed the interstate between the NE Extension of the PA Turnpike and Blakeslee for several hours.