EAST BRUNSWICK - Drivers faced heavy delays along the northbound New Jersey Turnpike between exits 9 and 8A after a tractor-trailer fire earlier today. The fire occurred just south of the Joyce Kilmer rest area.

The roadway remained shut down after Turnpike officials said a tandem tractor-trailer and a tanker truck collided shortly after 5:30 a.m. Both drivers escaped the crash without any injuries.