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Ladder falls on truck, creates 7-car crash on Pa. Turnpike

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Chopper 6 over the scene of an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Vehicles are seen being towed from the scene.

Chopper 6 over the scene of an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Vehicles are seen being towed from the scene.

A ladder caused a chain reaction crash on the eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bucks County Wednesday afternoon.

The accident was reported on the turnpike near Philmont Avenue in Lower Southampton Township around 3:00 p.m.

State Police say a ladder fell on a truck which led to an accident involving seven vehicles.

Three people were taken to area hospitals for non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash caused a backup of at least three miles.

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