MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (CBS) — A portion of the New Jersey Turnpike was shut down following a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer. The single-vehicle accident happened around 3:15 a.m. Sunday on the southbound side of the turnpike near exit 4.
State Police say the tractor-trailer was traveling in the southbound lanes when it struck a concrete median before crossing all three southbound lanes, overturning and bursting into flames. The driver died at the scene.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Don Ly's Children Continue To Search For Answers After Father's American Dream Ended In Deadly Stabbing In South Philadelphia
Southbound lanes on the turnpike were reopened around 10 a.m. Sunday.READ MORE: Camden County Businesses, Officials Worry As Heavy Rains, Flooding Become More Common
No other vehicles were involved in the crash.MORE NEWS: Upper Darby Police Investigating Death Of Newborn Found In Bag
Police are still investigating.