Rig Fire Closes Much of I-295 for about 2 Hours in New Castle

Jul 26, 2013 -- 5:55pm

A tractor trailer driver was able to jump from his rig when it caught fire on I-295 in New Castle around 3 this afternoon.  Latresha Wilkie of Irvington, New Jersey was hauling cotton and was not injured, but the blaze shut down all the northbound lanes but the extreme left shoulder were closed to traffic.  The incident is under investigation and drivers may still find the right lane and shoulder closed to traffic.

 

 

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