Multi-vehicle crash shuts down Roosevelt Blvd. in East Falls; 2 rescued

Crews are on the scene after a tractor trailer overturned in East Falls early Tuesday morning.

It happened around 4:45 a.m. between Fox and the Schuylkill Expressway.

FOX 29's Steve Keeley reports that a Saturn driver crashed into a tractor trailer that was traveling southbound. The tractor trailer flipped over to the northbound side, trapping the driver.

The tractor trailer driver was rescued and transported to Temple University Hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

The Saturn driver was transported to the hospital and is in critical but stable condition.

Three others who allegedly struck the mangled guardrail on the boulevard after the initial crash were also transported to local hospitals but are not seriously injured.

Roosevelt Boulevard is currently shut down in both directions between Schuylkill and Fox Street.