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15 people injured after crashes on Pennsylvania Turnpike

State Police say that 15 people are injured after two crashes that have closed the westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lancaster County for hours.

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Two crashes have closed a portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lancaster County.

According to State Police, there were two crashes involving eight vehicles on the turnpike in Brecknock Township.

They occurred after two tractor trailers drove into multiple stopped vehicles on the side of the roadway.

As a result, 15 people have been injured.

The westbound lanes of the turnpike from the Morgantown to Reading interchanges were closed for several hours.

This is a developing story. FOX43 will provide updates as they become available.

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