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Apple Truck Fire Shuts Down I-95 In North Attleboro

NORTH ATTLEBORO (CBS) – A truck carrying apples crashed and burned on Interstate 95 in North Attleboro early Friday morning.

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The tractor-trailer hit a guard rail in the northbound lanes just before 5 a.m. and burst into flames between exits 4 and 5, near Routes 152 and 295.

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The truck fire on I-95 in North Attleboro early Friday morning. (Photo credit: SMCKEE032 – Twitter)

State police shut down I-95 immediately.

They said the driver was not hurt, but it’s still not clear yet what caused the crash.

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The burned out truck on I-95 in North Attleboro Friday morning. (WBZ-TV)

Traffic was backed up for as much as six miles at one point and there was a second crash in that backup. Troopers opened one lane of traffic just before 6 a.m. and all lanes were open just after 8 a.m.

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The burned out truck on I-95 in North Attleboro Friday morning. (Photo credit: Jacquelyn Goddard – MassDOT)

No other information is available at this point in the investigation.

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