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Tractor-trailer crash, fire shuts down Turnpike in Edison

A fiery tractor-trailer crash shut down the southbound

A fiery tractor-trailer crash shut down the southbound New Jersey Turnpike in Edison Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

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A fiery tractor-trailer crash shut down the southbound New Jersey Turnpike in Edison Tuesday afternoon.

State police say the truck driver was travelling southbound between exits 10 and 11 when a rear tire burst. The tractor-trailer overturned and slid on its side before striking a guardrail.

The truck caught fire, and the driver was rescued from the cab by another motorist. He was taken...

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