Fatal Accidents Shut Down PA Turnpike

Posted on: June 26th, 2012       Attorney Thomas Newell

On Sept. 2, 2011, two crashes took place at the same accident scene on the NE Extension claiming the life of one occupant.  According to philly.com, a car ran into the rear of a tractor-trailer in the northbound lanes near the Lansdale PA exit.  Another driver pulled over to help when his automobile was struck by a tanker truck.  The Pennsylvania Turnpike was closed between the Lansdale and Quakertown exits for 8 hours.