NE Extension Reopens After Multi-Vehicle Accident Lansdale Causes 7-Mile Backup

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By Mark Abrams

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A multi-vehicle crash involving a diesel spill closed all southbound lanes of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike for a time this morning, at one point causing a seven-mile backup extending from about a mile from the Lansdale exit all the way back to Quakertown.

As of 10 a.m., one lane was getting by on the left as crews continue cleanup efforts.


Delays continued throughout the area.

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