Driver hurt in fiery tractor-trailer crash on I-95 in Delaware

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Fiery truck crash on I-95: Matt Pellman reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on July 7, 2017. (WPVI)

A tractor-trailer driver is hospitalized after a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer on I-95 in Newport, Delaware.

State police tell Action News the driver lost control at 2 a.m. Friday in the northbound lanes near I-295 and Basin Road.
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Watch Action Cam video at the scene where a driver lost control and crashed his truck which then caught fire.



The truck, which was carrying a load of laundry, ended up on a Jersey barrier and burst into flames.

Northbound I-95 was closed for several hours as firefighters put out the flames, police investigated, and crews cleared the wreckage.

The crash caused major delays on I-95 North near the scene that persisted through the morning rush hour.
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