Multi-vehicle car accident on Route 33 in Monroe County, Pennsylvania
A Pennsylvania traffic accident occurred Wednesday morning on Route 33 North between Saylorsburg and Route 209 in the Hamilton Township portion of the highway. A personal injury accident involving a tractor-trailer, a pickup truck, and a sedan passenger car occurred on March 1st at 10:55 AM on Route 33. Police reported that a faulty tractor-trailer was stopped on the left lane of the southbound lanes on the highway near mile marker 20,6. It was stuck between the rig and another damaged vehicle – a pickup truck. The third vehicle – a passenger car was trapped under the trailer causing Pennsylvania personal injuries. A medical helicopter landed on the scene of the Route 33 accident. Lanes on both sides were closed to make emergency access for paramedics and police officers. No fatalities have been reported at this time.
The Hamilton Township traffic accident scene is under investigation by Pennsylvania State Police. Police officers have not revealed any tractor-trailer and pickup truck accident victims’ names. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reported that all lanes on the northbound side were closed then. Traffic could be seen on both sides of the highway, past Saylorsburg and into Northampton County, PA. The severe traffic backups were being diverted to Route 512. Slate Belt Regional police warn drivers to expect heavy traffic in Wind Gap due to the road being closed after the accident and traffic being diverted through the borough. If you need a Pennsylvania personal injury lawyer, call the Trapani Law Firm for a free consultation.