KEASBEY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Traffic was snagged on the Driscoll Bridge on the Garden State Parkway Wednesday afternoon, after a pickup truck caught fire and sent flaming trails of fuel down the side of the roadway.

As of around 5:20 p.m., the white pickup truck was in flames on the northbound Garden State Parkway, right on the Driscoll Bridge over the Raritan River, Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2.

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The gas tank ruptured, and fuel ran down the roadway, leaving a trail ignited in flames next to the barrier wall in the median. Firefighters put out the flames in the roadway with a hand extinguisher.

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Traffic problems were expected to persist on the northbound Garden State Parkway.

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There was no immediate word on injuries.