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UPDATED: Tractor Trailer Accident on I-68 East

November 11th, 2020 by WCBC Radio


Interstate 68 has been reopened to traffic

1:40 PM Accident Update:

The Cumberland Police Department is currently on the scene of a tractor trailer crash on Interstate I-68 E/B just past the Johnson Street exit #43A. Due to the crash all lanes of I-68 E/B are shut down at exit #43A while the tractor trailer is removed and fuel that was leaked is cleaned up.

No injuries are reported at this time.

We are asking that motorist take an alternative route at this time.


Allegany County Emergency Services reports a tractor trailer accident on Interstate 68 East at the Johnson Street exit. Traffic has slowed and one lane is closed. Units are on the scene attempting to clear the area. No word on any injuries. 

The view above shows the traffic backup to Exit 42 as of 1:30 PM.