WILLIAMS TWP., Pa. -

An accident involving a tractor trailer backed up traffic during the Wednesday morning commute on Interstate 78.

The accident happened around 6 a.m. in the eastbound lanes in Williams Twp., Northampton Co., approaching the Delaware River Bridge.

The truck driver was taken to St. Luke's Hospital, said officials on the scene.

Traffic was backed up for miles as crews worked to clean up the scene.