SLATINGTON, Pa. - The Lehigh Tunnel on the northbound side of the Pennsylvania Turnpike was closed for more than an hour Friday night after a wreck inside the tunnel.
Not much is known about the crash, however, it appears from damage captured by 69 News crews that the SUV struck the back of a bus.
Emergency crews reported the incident as an entrapment and one of the occupants of the SUV had to be flown from the scene by helicopter.
The crash was initially reported inside the tunnel around 8:23 p.m. on the northbound side and all traffic was stopped as a result, according to authorities.
The roadway was reopened by 10:30 p.m.
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