Tractor trailer accident backs up I-78

Published: Apr 10 2013 10:45:43 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 10 2013 02:08:17 PM EDT

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.