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Northeast Extension open again after crash

Friday, November 05, 2010
The accident happened just after 6:30 a.m., and involves some serious injuries according to reports from the scene.

The accident happened just after 6:30 a.m., and involves some serious injuries according to reports from the scene.

A section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike's northeast extension has reopened after an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a minivan.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes near the Philadelphia suburb of Quakertown shortly before 6:30 a.m. Friday.

Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo says two injured people have been flown to hospitals and at least one has been taken away by ambulance. It's not clear how serious the injuries are.

DeFebo says the lanes reopened by about 10:30 a.m.

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