By CBS3 Staff

NEW CASTLE COUNTY, Del. (CBS) — Two lanes on the southbound portion of the Delaware Memorial Bridge are blocked due to a tractor-trailer crash. Two right lanes are open while the two left lanes are closed for clean up.

According to officials, the tractor-trailer hit a guard rail, which ruptured the fuel tank.

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Chopper 3 captured video and images of the issue and subsequent traffic backup.

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There are currently lane restrictions between the toll plaza and midspan. As of 6:30 a.m., traffic delays continue, with cars jamming back into New Jersey.

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