Fatal crash blocks I-80 in Clearfield County
A multi-vehicle crash that killed two people in Clearfield County near DuBois shut down Interstate 80 East for nearly three hours.
According to dispatch, police and EMS were called to the scene of a “vehicle accident with entrapment” at mile marker 99.5 on I-80 eastbound at around 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
WJAC reported that the coroner was called to the scene shortly after the accident happened. Coroner Kim Shaffer-Snyder confirmed that two people died, including a 46-yearold Illinois man.
Dispatch also reported it had received a call that three victims were in critical condition and that the caller stated they were “not sure (the victims) were gonna make it through the accident.”
The crash involved a car and a semi-trailer, said police.
The accident had been cleared at 1:07 p.m., 511 pa.com reported.
Sandy Township Fire Department and Police, DuBois EMS, state police at DuBois and PennDot assisted on the scene.