BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Interstate 95 has reopened northbound after a truck carrying pineapples caught fire.
Maryland State Police confirmed two tractor-trailers were involved in an accident on I-95 northbound at 195 and I-695.READ MORE: First African American To Lead The Maryland National Guard Was Honored After 38-Years Of Service
One person has minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The accident also caused a hole on the bridge. Bridge inspectors inspected the scene and made any necessary repairs.
The incident was near the exit for BWI as Labor Day weekend begins and heavy delays are expected.READ MORE: A Dad Who Traveled 1,200 Miles For Covid-19 Care Is Finally Going Home. Here's What He Wants You To Know
Motorists should take 295 as an alternate route, as some delays remain.
People shared photos and video of the incident on social media.
Cars are on fire on I95 before 166 pic.twitter.com/nxlVzsvjqG
— Casina (@RiceCasina) August 30, 2019
I-95 Northbound closed at Selford Rd as firefighters extinguish a vehicle fire near Relay, Maryland in unincorporated SW Baltimore County. Pray the driver got out. pic.twitter.com/XHgzank3Wr
— Jacob Lupfer (@jlupf) August 30, 2019
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Correction: We previously reported the fire was on southbound I-95, it’s actually on the northbound side.