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Tractor Trailer Crash on Mass. Turnpike Causes Delays

The crash caused a fire in one of the trailers, according to MassDOT, but the material inside isn't hazardous

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    A crash involving two tractor-trailers has closed a section of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton. (Published Friday, Aug. 12, 2016)

    A crash involving two tractor-trailers closed a section of the Massachusetts Turnpike and caused a small fire in Charlton Friday morning.

    The crash happened around 2:45 a.m. in the City Depot section.

    Aftermath of Mass. Turnpike Tractor Trailer CrashAftermath of Mass. Turnpike Tractor Trailer CrashA crash involving two tractor-trailers closed a section of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton Friday morning and there are lingering delays. (Published Friday, Aug. 12, 2016)

    The crash caused a fire in one of the trailers, according to MassDOT, but the material inside wasn't hazardous.

    Brookfield Road below was closed because debris from the fire fell, but has since reopened.

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    Police say a woman also went into labor on the eastbound side, so police had to manuever to get her through.

    Tractor Trailer Erupts in Flames After CrashTractor Trailer Erupts in Flames After CrashA tractor-trailer that was involved in a crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton caught fire Friday morning. (Published Friday, Aug. 12, 2016)

    There were no reported injuries.

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