Fatal accident could have Route 28 closed for some time
A two-vehicle accident that killed at least one person closed Route 28 in both directions late Saturday, according to emergency dispatchers.
The accident in O'Hara closed the northbound and southbound lanes between the Highland Park Bridge and the 40th Street Bridge around 11:30 p.m.
Dispatchers said the road was expected to be closed for several hours.
State police were investigating, and additional information was not available.
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