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August 12, 2015

Fiery crash occurs between tractor trailers on N.J. Turnpike

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The scene after a fiery crash between two tractor trailers on the New Jersey Turnpike Wednesday.

Two tractor trailers crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike going northbound near milepost 82 in East Brunswick Wednesday night, according to New Jersey State Police. 

Police say that there were minor injuries to the drivers, but no fatalities, and that delays are expected. 

The crash resulted in a fiery scene, and reports of the fire started coming in around 8 p.m., according to The right and center lanes remain closed around Interchange 9, however traffic is getting by on the left lane and shoulder after being reopened around 9 p.m.

Social media pictures from the scene showed traffic backed up as well as the aftermath of the crash.