PALMER (CBS) – The Mass. Pike In Palmer was shut down after a flatbed truck crashed and caught on fire Tuesday morning.

The eastbound side was shut down briefly for firefighter crews to extinguish the fire, and reopened around 2 p.m.

The westbound lanes were reopened by 7:30 p.m.

The truck, which was hauling concrete, caught on fire following the crash; flames spread to the woodline and drainage system adjacent to the highway.

No injuries have been reported. The Massachusetts State Police are investigating the cause of the crash.



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