Three people were killed and seven others were injured after a drunk tractor-trailer driver caused an 11 car accident. The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. Friday night on Interstate 83 in Lower Paxton Township.
Reports say that a tractor-trailer driver, who was driving under the influence of alcohol, failed to stop when traffic slowed down in front of him. Police say 11 vehicles were involved in the crash.
Three people died in the accident and seven others were injured.
The driver of the tractor-trailer faces serious charges including vehicular homicide.
The accident is still under investigation.
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Source: KDKA 2, “Drunk Truck Driver Kills 3, Including Toddler, In Crash”