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UPDATED: Units Respond To Jackknifed Tractor Trailer on Interstate 68

August 11th, 2019 by WCBC Radio



One lane of traffic is moving along I-68 west of LaVale after a tractor trailer crash, according to Allegany County Department of Emergency Services. 


“Fire and EMS units were dispatched to westbound I-68 at mile marker 38 for a reported crash involving a tractor trailer at 1:52 p.m.,” according to Todd Bowman, public information officer for Allegany County Department of Emergency Services. “The incident occurred just prior to the Clarysville bridge.”


No injuries were reported. 


Units from LaVale Fire Department, Tri-Towns EMS, Allegany County Department of Emergency Services EMS Division and Hazardous Materials Response Team responded to the incident that slowed westbound traffic. 


Expect delays in the area while clean-up continues.


Allegany County 911 has dispatched fire, hasmat and Maryland State Police to a jackknifed tractor trailer on Westbound interstate 68 near the Clarysville Bridge.

Traffic should avoid the area and utilize US Alternate 40 from LaVale to Frostburg.

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