PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A portion of I-95 North was shut down following a truck fire overnight. Crews closed the area between Allegheny Avenue and the Betsy Ross Bridge to clear debris from the fire.'A Game Changer': CDC Recommends Johnson & Johnson's 1-Dose COVID Vaccine, Paving Way For Distribution To Begin
Cell phone video shows flames engulfing the 18-wheeler just before 2 a.m. Monday.
Expect a slow commute at this time following the earlier truck fire accident on I-95 NB before the Betsy Ross Bridge. All lanes are still CLOSED, but crews are working diligently to reopen the roadway as soon as possible for the morning rush. @CBSPhilly @TotalTrafficPHL pic.twitter.com/PYdwz0H8WKREAD MORE: Irv Cross, Former Eagles Star DB And Pioneer Black Analyst, Dies At 81
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The southbound lanes were not affected. The northbound lanes have since reopened.MORE NEWS: COVID In Philadelphia: City Easing More Restrictions Monday On Road To Recovery