Dump truck overturns on EB Schuylkill Expressway in South Philadelphia

A crash involving an overturned dump truck slowed traffic for several hours on the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) in South Philadelphia on Tuesday.

It happened after 12:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes next the Passyunk Ave. on-ramp.

Video from Chopper 6 showed a dump truck lying on its side blocking two lanes of the three-lane highway.

The truck's load of what appeared to be gravel or gray sand was spread over a wide area.

Traffic was affected for several hours as crews worked to clear the scene.

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