Person Flown To Hospital Following Crash That Shut Down Route 981

LOYALHANNA TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – One person was flown to the hospital after a vehicle crash with entrapment prompted the closure of Route 981 in Loyalhanna Township.

State Route 981 in Loyalhanna Township, Westmoreland County was closed this morning for a crash.

Dispatchers say a driver was flown to the hospital. After that, single-lane alternating traffic began.

There has been no status update on the driver’s injuries.

Route 981 has since fully reopened.

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