UPDATE: I-80 east open after MVA and miles of back-ups

DANVILLE— PennDOT says as of 5 pm Interestate 80 east is now open after a roll over crash hours earlier. A tractor-trailer rollover accident this afternoon has closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 near the Montour/ Columbia County line. Columbia/Montour 911 says the accident happened just after 2:30 pm at mile marker 229. I-80 east between Danville and Buckhorn was closed for about 3 hours as crews removed the tractor- trailer from the roadway.

County Communications dispatched Danville fire and ambulance to the scene. They had no information on possible injury. We hope to have more information on this accident in a later newscast.

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