UPDATE: Evangelical Hospital in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, has received 33 patients at this time, three of whom have been transferred to other facilities, WJAC-TV reports.
Hospitals say they are currently receiving patients from a “mass-casualty incident” on Interstate 80 in Union County, Pennsylvania, WJAC-TV reports.
Officials are responding to a series of crashes on the highway, which have led to at least one death and multiple injuries. Dozens of cars are believed to be involved.
The crash comes as severe winter weather moved into the region, causing hazardous travel conditions. Officials say I-80 is closed in both directions between the 178/220 North/Lock Haven exit in Clinton County and the 212B/I-180 West/Williamsport exit in Northumberland County.
We will provide more information as it becomes available.