/UPDATE – Second crash shuts down portion of Route 283 again – WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

UPDATE – Second crash shuts down portion of Route 283 again – WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.


A series of crashes have caused major delays on Route 283 in Lancaster County this morning.- Right now, the eastbound lanes of 283 are shut down at Route 722/State Road in East Hempfield Township. What we knowAround 5:30 a.m., a multi-vehicle crash shut down all lanes of 283. That crash was cleared and around 7:20 a.m., the road reopened.Then, shortly before 8 a.m. another crash happened at the same location. That crash has shut down the eastbound lanes. It’s not clear at this point when those lanes will reopen.The crashes happened in a construction zone.Stay with WGAL for updates on this developing story.WGAL’s Matt Barcaro reported from the crash scene on Facebook. You can watch that below.

A series of crashes have caused major delays on Route 283 in Lancaster County this morning.

– Right now, the eastbound lanes of 283 are shut down at Route 722/State Road in East Hempfield Township.

What we know

  • Around 5:30 a.m., a multi-vehicle crash shut down all lanes of 283. That crash was cleared and around 7:20 a.m., the road reopened.
  • Then, shortly before 8 a.m. another crash happened at the same location. That crash has shut down the eastbound lanes. It’s not clear at this point when those lanes will reopen.
  • The crashes happened in a construction zone.

Stay with WGAL for updates on this developing story.

WGAL’s Matt Barcaro reported from the crash scene on Facebook. You can watch that below.

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