New Jersey Turnpike reopens following collision in East Brunswick

Officials say two tractor-trailers collided at around 8 p.m. Wednesday near exit 9, causing a fire.

Officials say two tractor-trailers collided at around 8 p.m. Wednesday near exit 9, causing a fire. (8/13/15)

EAST BRUNSWICK - The New Jersey Turnpike has reopened following an accident in East Brunswick Wednesday night.

Officials say two tractor-trailers collided at around 8 p.m. near exit 9, causing a fire.

Large plumes of black smoke were seen for miles soon after the fire started. Witnesses reported hearing loud explosions following the fire.

Officials say neither truck driver was seriously hurt.

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