Driver trapped after tractor trailer crashes down embankment

Photo courtesy of Scanner Talk.

A driver was pinned under a tractor trailer after a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday morning.

Luzerne County Fire Companies says it happened on Interstate 81 northbound near mile marker 166.

Within the comments, the fire department added that the driver was pinned and had a hard time breathing.

The tractor trailer was overturned on the embankment.

The driver was stuck for more than an hour under the truck until he was removed.

There is no word on injuries or how the crash happened.

Fire officials say the on ramp from Route 309 to I-81 northbound is temporarily shut down.

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