Happening Now: Two Serious Crashes Shut Down I-495, Possibly Two Trapped

Rescue crews are responding to I-495 NB at Philadelphia Pike for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment.

Troopers on scene are reporting that at least one patient is trapped.

I-495 NB is shut down. Some drivers are driving the wrong direction on the Philadelphia Pike I-95 NB on-ramp.

A Trooper and a Fire Command truck almost struck the wrong way traffic.

Trooper 4 is en route.

HAZMAT has been requested for this scene.

Command has asked for medics for an additional patient. It’s unclear if this patient is trapped as well.

Crews are working a second crash on I-495 SB south of this first accident. A second vehicle has rolled over on the Christian River Bridge.

Arriving crews are checking for injuries. Update: No injuries reported in the rollover crash on the bridge.

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