Rollover Crash Shuts Down Parkway West, Causes Heavy Traffic Delays

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A rollover crash caused major traffic backups along the Parkway West for the Tuesday morning rush hour.

The crash was first reported around 6:30 a.m. on the westbound side of the highway.

PennDOT says the highway is now reopened, but it was closed for some time between the Banksville Road on-ramp and the Parkway Center exit.

It reopened around 7:10 a.m.

Emergency officials rushed to the scene.

Officials have not yet said what caused the crash or if there are any injuries.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Brian Smithmyer)

However, they do advise people who travel in that area to find an alternative route to work this morning.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.