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Route 28 crash causes traffic backup near Pittsburgh Mills

by EMILY BALSER
| Wednesday, September 5, 2018 9:27 a.m.
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Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune-Review
Traffic backs up near the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Route 28 southbound on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.
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Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune-Review
Emergency crews work at the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Route 28 southbound on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.

Route 28 southbound traffic was snarled this morning after a two-vehicle accident closed the right lane of the highway near the Pittsburgh Mills mall in Frazer.

The crash, just south of Exit 13, involved a pickup truck and a construction vehicle towing a wood chipper. The pickup apparently crashed into the chipper, briefly trapping the pickup driver.

Traffic was slowly moving southbound in the left lane.

State Police confirmed the two-vehicle accident and troopers are on scene.

The accident happened just before 9 a.m.

No other information was immediately available.

Emily Balser is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Emily at 724-226-4680, emilybalser@tribweb.com or via Twitter @emilybalser.

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