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Early-morning Crash on I-81 in Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. — A crash closed part of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County early Sunday morning. It happened just after 3 a.m. along I-81 south in Scranton...

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A crash closed part of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County early Sunday morning.

It happened just after 3 a.m. along I-81 south in Scranton.

State police said Patrick Coombs, 29, of Olyphant, lost control and slammed into a rock embankment. Coombs was taken to a hospital.

That part of the interstate just south of the Moosic Street exit was shut down while officials investigated and cleaned up the wreck.