NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A tanker truck overturned and burst into flames Monday on the western spur of the New Jersey Turnpike.
It happened on the Exit 16W ramp during the morning commute.READ MORE: Long Island Woman Sentenced To 9 Months In Prison For Death Of Anti-Gang Activist Evelyn Rodriguez
Chopper 2 was overhead as the fire started to spread from the truck to nearby brush.READ MORE: Woman In Viral Series Of TikTok Videos Finds Secret Room In New York City Apartment
The exit ramp was closed in both directions, and traffic was delayed in the area.
It’s unclear what caused the crash, but it did not appear that any other vehicles were involved.MORE NEWS: Work Now Underway To Turn Pier 42 Into Public Park