Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Major Pileup Closes Part of Pa. Turnpike

2 tractor-trailers, tour bus, passenger vehicles involved in early morning crash that killed 5

(Newser) - Five people were killed and dozens injured early Sunday in a crash involving multiple vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, a transportation official said. A tweet from Pennsylvania Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo said the crash involved a tour bus, two tractor-trailers, and passenger vehicles. DeFebo told the AP that the Westmoreland... More »

State's Biggest Toll Evader Is Appropriately Named

Jarrett Stiff racked up $128K in unpaid tolls and fines in Pennsylvania

(Newser) - The worst toll evader in Pennsylvania is being ordered to pay up—at least partly. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Jarrett Stiff didn't pay for trips on the Pennsylvania Turnpike 2,264 times from 2012 to 2017, more than anyone else in the state. The 36-year-old from suburban Philadelphia... More »

Driver Who Dodged 1,645 Tolls Learns Her Fate

Lori Yearick will have to pay the $10K she owed, plus more

(Newser) - A woman who dodged tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike 1,645 times over a five-year period will end up paying more than $12,500 for those trips. Lori Yearick, 45, of Mount Joy, Penn., pleaded guilty, and her plea deal allows her to pay a lot less than she was... More »

100 Cars Crash in Huge Pennsylvania Pileup Chain

Traffic backed up for miles

(Newser) - More than 100 cars and dozens of tractor trailers have been caught up in a chain of accidents stretching over several miles of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bensalem this morning, backing up traffic for several more miles behind that. The first accident came at about 7:45am on the westbound... More »

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