Three or more tractor-trailers were involved in a crash around 12:35 PM today (Thursday, July 30, 2015) on a northbound Interstate 81 bridge near mile-marker 126 in Ryan Township. (map 1) (map 2)
From TamaquaArea.com pictures, it appears that a flatbed truck (labeled T. Turner) rear-ended at the back of a tractor-trailer (labeled U.S. Xpress Enterprises and Trans Power Corporation). In addition, a double tractor-trailer (labeled Roadway) possibly rear-ended the back passenger side of the flatbed.
It is unknown if other vehicles were involved or the severity of any injuries.
Traffic is backed up all the way past the Pottsville/Frackville exit.
Officials are detouring traffic through Pottsville and Tamaqua on US209. This includes NASCAR car carriers and other related traffic, which is making its way through Tamaqua.
No more information is available.
Video Courtesy of Amber Haage of Frackville: