Significant early morning crash on Interstate 80 involving 2 tractor trailers – one caught on fire.
ALL Rest Areas in Pennsylvania are CLOSED due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This accident occurred in the early morning hours between two of those closed rest areas on a rural stretch of highway.
Shipping industry is under increased pressure from nationwide panic buying. Exhaustion and no rest areas may have played a role in this accident.
1-6. Various shots of accident scene with large tractor trailer on fire and other traffic trying to get through with emergency vehicles arriving on the scene.
7. shot of “Rest Area Closed” electronic sign at next rest area on Interstate.
(all Rest Areas are closed due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
SID: Simon Brewer