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I-676 Fuel Spill Causes Pileup, Injures 3

A fuel spill near the I-76/I-676 interchange caused a 10-car pileup that resulted in three people taken to the hospital, Philadelphia's WCAU reports. Pennsylvania State Police claim that a bumper had fallen off a tractor trailer and ruptured the vehicle's fuel tank. In turn, the afternoon rain combined with the spilled fuel created slippery roads that led to the pileup.

There is currently no update as to the condition of the three hospitalized victims from the pileup. I-676 has reopened after being shut down for around two hours.

What kind of legal worries could the truck driver be dealing with? Here are three general considerations when it comes to commercial truck crashes: