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Fiery Crash On New Jersey Turnpike In Woolwich Twp. Snarls Traffic, Injures 2

A fiery crash involving two tractor-trailers, a bus and a car along the New Jersey Turnpike in Woolwich Township injured two people and snarled traffic Tuesday morning.

Only the shoulder of the northbound lanes of the turnpike near the crash scene between exits 1 and 2 were got by as crews investigated.

The crash happened before 4 a.m. The roadway finally reopened around 11:40 a.m.

A witness to the crash reported that a tractor-trailer rear-ended a bus and bother drivers were out of the vehicles when another tractor-trailer and car came upon the crash and were not able to stop. The truck hit the car, smashing both into the original crash, according to the witness.

The witness said this is when the truck burst into flames and that both drivers were able to escape and walk away from the fiery crash.

Two people suffered minor injuries, said police.

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