Tractor trailer crashes causing huge fireball on New Jersey Turnpike

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Monday, July 13, 2020
Huge fireball after truck carrying diesel overturns on NJ Turnpike
A truck carrying more than 8,000 gallons of diesel overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike, sending a fireball into the sky

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A tractor trailer overturned and created a huge fireball on the New Jersey Turnpike Monday morning.

It happened on the western spur near mile marker 112 in East Rutherford, just before 6:30 a.m.

The truck was carrying 8,800 gallons of diesel fuel, according to Port Authority police.

It's not yet known what caused the tractor trailer to crash, and the incident remains under investigation.

So far, there is no word on any injuries.

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