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Tractor trailer wreck detours traffic on NE Extension

A tractor trailer wreck detoured traffic off the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bucks County Tuesday.

Turnpike officials announced in a news release a wreck in the southbound lanes between the Quakertown and Lansdale exits. The trailer was upright, but the cab was overturned, blocking all lanes.

Drivers were being detoured off the Northeast Extension at Exit 44, the Quakertown interchange, and directed to Route 663 north to Route 309 south. From there, motorists were asked to take Route 202 south to Route 63 west, which would bring motorists to the the Lansdale interchange.

The website indicated the detour and scene cleared as of 2:30 p.m.

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