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Route 8 traffic affected after motorcycle crash

July 18, 2018 News Extra

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UPDATE 6:00 p.m. - The scene has been cleared. Traffic is moving as normal.

BUTLER TWP — Authorities are alternating north and south bound traffic on Route 8 in front of Butler Tire Inc. while they clean up debris from motorcycle accident earlier in the evening.

The accident, involving a car and a motorcycle, occurred at 5:10 p.m. Thursday evening.

The car and a motorcycle collided and the driver of the motorcycle was injured according to a Butler Fire Department firefighter.

The motorcycle driver was transferred from the scene by an ambulance.

Authorities are cleaning up debris and working to reopen the road.

In the meantime, north and south bound traffic is being alternated on the two westernmost lanes.

We will update this story when more information becomes available.

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