Highway 171 closed outside of Cresson due to diesel spill from head-on crash

Cresson VFD and multiple law enforcement are on scene of a major accident along Highway 171 near Monroe Highway.

Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene just before 7AM this morning. Cresson VFD says two trucks were involved in a head-on collision. Foggy conditions may have played a factor in the crash.

Two people were transported via ground ambulances to the hospital.

The crash caused a large diesel spill on the roadway, subsequently leading to the closure of both directions. The highway remains closed as of 2:30PM.