The first tornado in a string of nine across Pa. and N.J. on July 29 touched down in Berks County before heading into Lehigh County.
Six vehicles including four tractor-trailers were involved in Wednesday's crash near the Berks-Lehigh County line.
Possible tornado damage was reported in Lehigh County from a line of storms that spawned a series of warnings.
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Responders were reaching the crash by driving west from the New Smithville interchange.
Smoke particles in the Lehigh Valley will be hazardous for sensitive populations on Tuesday, the Pa. DEP warns.
Alan Byerly reportedly said he was 'waiting to be arrested' as pictures from the riot of him in a Kutztown beanie made the rounds.
He was reported missing and police started searching the area after finding his vehicle parked at the pagoda.
A state trooper tweeted about noon that the highway's closure had been lifted.
COVID in Pa.: Half the state now has a COVID vaccine shot; case rates dropping as reopening set; Berks Co. reaches 1K deaths | Pa. coronavirus updates (5/5/21)
At least 50% of Pennsylvania’s total population has a COVID shot, and 33% are fully vaccinated, the CDC says. The Lehigh Valley records 139 new coronavirus cases and four more deaths as neighboring Berks County becomes the seventh county in the state with 1,000 COVID deaths. Pa. coronavirus updates for May 5, 2021.
COVID in Pa.: Nearly 1 in 3 Pennsylvanians fully vaccinated; 3,322 new cases, 50 deaths reported; Berks Co. nears 1K deaths | Pa. COVID vaccine updates (4/29/21)
48.5% of Pennsylvanians have at least one COVID vaccine shot, and the Lehigh Valley is pacing the statewide rate. The rate of new cases is down 31% over two weeks, but the rate of deaths is up 26%. Pennsylvania coronavirus updates for April 29, 2021.
The 23-year-old driver was taken into custody, Pennsylvania State Police say.