WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. (WYTV) – Interstate 80 westbound in Mercer County is open Wednesday and traffic is flowing freely following a multi-vehicle pileup Tuesday.
The crash happened at about 3:30 p.m. By 11 p.m. one lane westbound was opened up and then at about 2 a.m. Wednesday all lanes were clear.
Four people suffered moderate to critical injuries while one person suffered non-life threatening injuries.
In addition to the crash debris, a fuel spill had to be cleaned up.
Whiteout conditions were reported Tuesday afternoon across the Mahoning and Shenango valleys in the region’s first significant snowfall.
Another crash farther west on I-80 in Austintown shut down the highway in that area for a few hours. In that crash, 50 vehicles were involved. Some motorists suffered serious injuries.