ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say a crash involving at least 13 vehicles has shut down a snowy section of Interstate 90 just south of Erie, and at least 15 people have been taken to hospitals with injuries.
Trooper Stephen Oler says emergency crews responded to the crash near Girard, about 20 miles south of Erie, just before 1 p.m. Thursday. Snow started accumulating in the area earlier in the day. Injuries ranged from minor to severe.
At least five tractor-trailers and multiple passenger vehicles are involved. Those not taken to hospitals are taking shelter in a school bus.
Keith Greiner of Buffalo, New York, tells the newspaper he and his wife were rear-ended and got out of the car.
He says that’s when a number of tractor-trailers smashed into it. He says his car is “buried” underneath the semitrailers.