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Overturned SUV slows traffic on westbound I-76 in South Philadelphia

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

A crash involving an overturned SUV has slowed traffic on westbound I-76 in South Philadelphia.

The accident happened at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Vare Avenue exit.

Images from Chopper 6 HD over the scene showed an overturned SUV and medics loading an injured person into a rescue vehicle.

The westbound lanes were completely shut down as medics worked to treat the injured person and crews worked to clear the scene.

Authorities tell Action News westbound traffic was moving again by 3:10 p.m.

There was no immediate word on what caused the crash or the conditions of those injured.

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