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At Least 6 Cars, Truck in Wreck, Fire That Slows 42 Freeway, I-76, I-295 in NJ

Cars and a truck crashed

At least six cars and a truck were involved in a wreck and fire that caused delays on three of South Jersey's busiest roads during the Tuesday morning commute.

The wreck took place on Interstate 76 eastbound/ the 42 Freeway southbound approaching Interstate 295 in Bellmawr around 5:50 a.m.

Only one lane got by as traffic backed up on both I-76 and 42 approaching I-295. Traffic backed up in the other direction as people slowed to look at the crash. I-295 northbound and southbound also backed up approaching the crash scene.

Traffic backed up all the way to the Walt Whitman Bridge at one point.

By 8:30 a.m., all lanes were open.

No word yet on injuries.

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