UPDATE 12/24/19 5:00 PM — Officials have released the cause of the crash.
Officials say the crash occurred when the driver of one tractor-trailer tried to avoid hitting a disabled vehicle when the driver lost control and jackknifed.
The driver of the second tractor-trailer tried to avoid hitting the first one, but lost control because of snow on the roads, according to police.
Police say a third vehicle also tried avoiding the first tractor-trailer but failed. That driver suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital.
A fourth car sustained minor damage.
UPDATE: 3:00 p.m. Officials have reopened the section of I-80 at mile marker 120.
CLEARFIELD CO., Pa. (WTAJ) — Officials are responding to a multi-vehicle crash on I-80, leaving a section of the interstate closed.
Lawrence Township Fire Department posted on their facebook saying I-80 at exit 120 is closed. Photos shared show multiple tractor-trailers and a car may have been involved.
You’re urged to find an alternate path and use caution in the area.
Stick with WTAJ as we continue to gather more information.