Multi-vehicle crashes on I-79 cause heavy traffic delays

Two multi-vehicle accidents a half mile apart on I-79 northbound were causing heavy traffic delays.

According to Allegheny County 911, police, fire, and EMS units were called to I-79 near mile marker 75 at around 12 p.m.

PennDOT tweeted that there were two multi-vehicle crashes in the area, one at mile marker 74.5 and one at mile marker 75. Both had a lane restriction.

PennDOT said both accidents have cleared.

Allegheny County 911 said there’s no word on injuries at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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