On March 16, 2017, a vehicle flipped on Route 309 outside Allentown. It was not immediately clear if anyone suffered personal injuries as a result of the Lehigh Valley car accident. Route 309 South was shut down in Lower Macungie Township near Interstate 78 in Lehigh County, as reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The accident may have involved a trash truck. Route 309 traffic was forced to leave the highway at the Tilghman Street exit. Read more