(WHTM) — A traffic accident involving entrapment caused two injuries on the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 76) during the afternoon hours of Aug 18.
According to Pa. State Police, the crash occurred on the westbound lanes of the highway at mile marker 258.4.
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A release stated that a tractor-trailer driven by 28-year-old Jamshed Ergashev from New York hit another tractor-trailer driven by 73- year old Steven Crane from Arkansas. Crane was leaving a rest area and was traveling around 40 miles per hour when his truck was struck in the rear by Ergashev.
At the same time, Ergashev struck a concrete bridge at Bellaire Road. Both drivers came to a rest on the shoulder of the highway
Ergashev was wearing his seatbelt and was trapped inside of his vehicle where he sustained severe facial lacerations, while Crane experienced neck pain
Both were transported to Hershey Medical Center as a result of their injuries
The investigation is ongoing at this time.