Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-78 at Lehigh Street

Westbound Interstate 78 is closed at Lehigh Street because of a multi-car crash that left one person dead.

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Multiple vehicles crashed on Interstate 78 near Lehigh Street around 10 this morning, leaving one person dead and the westbound lanes closed as of 11:25 a.m.

According to WFMZ, the victim is believed to be a woman in her 50's.

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About eight people were taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital - three of them with serious injuries.


slyfox August 15, 2012 at 05:37 PM
That poor young woman didn't know that today was going to be a day a new river will form from people crying. God Bless her and her family.
phylliss ward August 15, 2012 at 08:41 PM
How devastating to hear that I-78 took another life. May all be blessed that have survived and prayers to that young woman's family for they will be forever changed at losing such a young life.
Mom to 3 August 15, 2012 at 08:47 PM
They are now saying she was in her 40's. Still doesn't matter the loss of a life is still tragic. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of that women.
Elizabeth Rich August 15, 2012 at 09:50 PM
Hi Alicia, Thanks so much for the tip! We'll keep on top of the story and bring updates as soom as they are available.


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