Interstate 95 northbound reopens in South Philadelphia after overnight crash, fire

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Monday, December 19, 2022
Interstate 95 northbound reopens in South Philly after overnight crash, fire
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Interstate 95 northbound in South Philadelphia has reopened after an overnight crash and vehicle fire had the highway shut down for several hours.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Most lanes of Interstate 95 in South Philadelphia have reopened after an overnight crash and vehicle fire had the highway shut down for several hours.

The incident happened in the area of Tasker Street.

One lane was still being blocked at the scene as of 7:50 a.m., but two other lanes were getting by.

The crash forced the shutdown of I-95 between the Schuylkill Expressway and Columbus Blvd. for about four hours.

Few details about the crash and fire were immediately available, though it does appear a tractor-trailer and a car were involved.

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