18-wheeler knocks down signs, blocks lanes on Roosevelt Boulevard

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Tractor trailer crash, hazmat situation on Roosevelt Blvd. Karen Rogers reports during Action News at 6:30 a.m. on November 6, 2017. (WPVI)

A tractor trailer trying to make a turn took down traffic signs, blocked lanes, and created a hazmat situation on the Roosevelt Boulevard in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Monday on the northbound Boulevard near 9th Street.

Police, fire, and PennDOT crews were called to the scene to investigate.

A fuel spill also created a hazmat issue on the roadway.

While traffic was able to get by the scene, all outer lanes were closed for a period of time.

Two inner right lanes were blocked, as well.



No injuries have been reported.

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Tractor trailer crash on Roosevelt Boulevard. Karen Rogers reports during Action News at 5:30 a.m. on November 6, 2017.


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