Tractor-trailer crashes, catches fire on Pa. Turnpike

MORGANTOWN, Pa. - November 12, 2011

It happened 1:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon between the Morgantown and Reading exits.

Initial reports indicate that the truck was heading west when it collided with the center median and burst into flames.

Fortunately the driver was able to escape without injury.

Westbound lanes were closed for sometime.

One eastbound lane was shutdown while fire crews extinguished the flames.

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