Lehigh Valley

Tractor trailer crash closes Route 33 in Bethlehem Twp.

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - Traffic was tied up across the region Saturday as snow and freezing temperatures led to multiple crashes.

A tractor trailer accident closed a section of Route 33 in Northampton County.

At last check, Route 33 southbound was closed between William Penn Highway and Interstate 78.

Officials are on scene diverting traffic off the highway.

Crews said the road may be closed for several hours Saturday afternoon while authorities work to remove the tractor trailer.

No injuries have been reported.

Numerous crashes and incidents have been reported around the Lehigh Valley and in Berks County. Officials urge drivers to use caution as roadways may be icy and slick.

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