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Crash snarls rush hour traffic on I-78 in Allentown

Tractor trailer barreled through concrete median

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - An accident involving a tractor trailer and at least one other vehicle caused major traffic problems on Interstate 78 in Lehigh County on Friday.

The crash was reported shortly after 5:30 p.m. near the Lehigh Street interchange in Allentown.

The tractor trailer barreled through the concrete median, blocking lanes of travel on both sides of the highway. A damaged SUV could also be seen to the side of the trailer's rear.

Allentown police are handling the investigation. They have not yet said whether anyone was injured.

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