An accident turned the Friday morning commute into chaos for drivers traveling from Schuylkill County to Berks County.

Two people were hurt when two cars collided on Route 61 at Broad Street in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill Co., around 7:30 a.m.

Emergency crews from both Schuylkill and Berks counties responded to the scene.

The southbound lanes of Route 61 were closed for about an hour, causing a backlog of traffic that stretched for several miles.

We're told the injured drivers should be OK.