A car caught fire next to a tractor-trailer along a busy Pennsylvania roadway Tuesday afternoon as drivers tried to get an early start on Thanksgiving travel.
The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 476) just north of the Mid-County tolls in Montgomery County.
The car fire sent black smoke into the air. It’s unclear if the big rig was involved in the incident.
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No one was hurt.
Traffic was blocked as crews worked to clear the damaged car.