Five people are dead and at least 60 have been injured after a horror crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Sunday morning.
Multiple vehicles were involved in the crash near Mount Pleasant, including a tour bus, two tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles, according to Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo.
The Westmoreland County coroner confirmed the five fatalities and said at least 60 people were hospitalized with injuries.
It is unclear what caused the crash, which occurred at around 3.30am. Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are reportedly on the scene.
The Turnpike has been closed in both directions for 86 miles between Exit 75 in New Stanton and Exit 161 in Breezewood.
An Excela Health spokesperson confirmed that Frick Hospital in Mount Pleasant is treating 25 patients, WPXI reported. They range in age from seven to 52 and nine are under 18 years old.
This is a developing story.
Five people are dead and dozens have been injured after a horror crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Sunday morning