Route 28 reopens after 4-vehicle crash near Fox Chapel snarls traffic
The southbound lanes of Route 28 near Fox Chapel reopened at 12:15 a.m. Thursday after a rush-hour crash Wednesday shut down one of the major routes into Pittsburgh.
A Carnegie man was seriously injured in the four-vehicle crash that shut down southbound Route 28 just as the evening commute began.
The crash was reported about 4:55 p.m., when Arthur T. Well, 69, of Mississippi was unable to stop his tractor-trailer and rear-ended Zachary Wilkoski, 29, of Carnegie, who was taken to Allegheny General Hospital, state police said.
Two other drivers involved in the crash were not injured, according to a state police release.
PennDOT spokesman Steve Cowan said the southbound lanes were shut down, and traffic was detoured via the Fox Chapel exit.
The alternative route — Freeport Road through Aspinwall and Sharpsburg — was jammed.
A state police investigation is ongoing.