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Three-vehicle accident affects traffic on Route 68

April 24, 2019 News Extra

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CONNOQUENESSING TWP — A three-vehicle accident involving an overturned vehicle is affecting Wednesday afternoon traffic on Route 68.

Three patients were taken from the scene. One person was flown from the scene by a medical helicopter, which landed about 12:40 p.m.

State Police said the overturned vehicle was the one at fault. The vehicle drifted into the oncoming lane while traveling east. It collided with an oncoming vehicle and flipped, then sideswiped a third vehicle while on its roof.

Traffic on Route 68 in front of Connoquenessing Elementary is being rerouted through the school’s pick-up line as emergency crews respond to the accident.

Delays can be expected in the area.

This is breaking news — read the full, updated story in Wednesday’s Butler Eagle.

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