Schuylkill Expressway reopens after multi-vehicle crash, fuel spill

An earlier collision involving a milk truck shut down I-95 in Chester, Pa.

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Friday, October 8, 2021
Multi-vehicle crash shuts down Schuylkill Expressway for hours
The crash involved two tractor-trailers and fuel spill.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Schuylkill Expressway has reopened after being shut down for hours early Friday morning.

The four-vehicle crash occurred shortly before 4 a.m. on I-76 west at Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia.

The crash involved two jack-knifed tractor-trailers, with one spilling fuel.

According to officials, at least 20 gallons of fuel leaked onto the highway.

Around 6:50 a.m., one lane of traffic was allowed to get by the scene.

Just after 9 a.m., the scene was cleared.

I-95 Crash

A dump truck collided with a milk truck around midnight on northbound I-95 in Chester, Delaware County.

The collision and resulting spill shut down I-95 NB between Market Street and Route 322.

I-95 reopened around 6 a.m.

There is no word on any injuries in either crash.