Lackawanna County, PA – Wrong-Way Crash Occurs on I-81 near The Davis Street, Injuries Reported
Lackawanna County, PA (September 14, 2023) –In the early hours of Thursday, September 14th, a wrong-way collision on Interstate 81 South led to significant injuries and highway closure, as detailed by State Police.
This incident occurred at around 2:30 a.m., near the Davis Street/Montage Mountain exit (182).
According to State Police reports, an SUV was observed traveling against the flow of traffic on Interstate 81 South when it collided head-on with a tractor-trailer. Subsequently, another vehicle became entangled in the collision.
Both the SUV’s driver and the driver of the other involved vehicle were promptly transported to the hospital for medical attention. As the investigation continues, details regarding potential charges remain undisclosed.
Local law enforcement is diligently probing the circumstances surrounding this crash.
We extend our thoughts to those impacted by this unfortunate event and wish for their swift recovery.