I-295 reopens in New Jersey after tractor-trailer hauling orange juice overturns

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Truck hauling orange juice crashes: Karen Rogers reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on April 27. (WPVI)

I-295 North has reopened in southern New Jersey, more than eight hours after a crash involving a tractor-trailer hauling orange juice.

The incident happened around 12 a.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes of I-295 approaching Route 42 in Bellmawr.
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Watch Chopper 6 raw video of a tractor trailer accident on the northbound lanes of I-295 near route 42 in Bellmawr, NJ. The truck was also carrying a load of orange juice.



Police say the tractor-trailer hit a barrier wall and overturned, spilling its load of orange juice and also some diesel fuel.

The crash shut down all lanes of I-295 North as crews worked to remove the truck and clean up the mixture of juice and fuel.

The road was finally reopened by 8:30 a.m.

A separate crash involving a motorcycle a short distance away on Route 42 further complicated the morning commute for motorists in the area.
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Watch Chopper 6 raw video of a motorcycle accident on route 42 in Bellmawr, NJ.



That crash happened at 5 a.m.

The motorcyclist was being treated for head injuries. There was no immediate word on his condition.

The motorcycle crash cleared around 7 a.m.


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