SUV fire on Route 309 in Rush Township

RUSH TWP., Pa. — An SUV burst into flames after a crash in Schuylkill County.

The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Thursday on the northbound side of Route 309 in Rush Township. We're told it appears the SUV struck the back of a tractor-trailer.

We're told at least one person was hurt, but officials have not provided information about the extent of injuries.

Route 309 North was closed until the charred remains of the SUV could be hauled away.

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