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Philadelphia I-95 Collapse Snarls Morning Commute

A tanker truck fire led to the partial collapse

Philadelphia motorists endured long, frustrating commutes along clogged roadways on Monday morning, a day after a tanker truck fire caused an overpass on a major highway to collapse, forcing the closure of one of the U.S. East Coast's busiest routes.

section of Interstate 95 was closed in both directions in Philadelphia after the truck carrying gasoline caught fire on Sunday for reasons that were not yet clear. No deaths or injuries had been reported.

Early on Monday morning, local traffic reporters said bumper-to-bumper traffic was spotted near the collapse and along alternate routes, but it appeared that some commuters heeded the warnings to take public transportation or stay home.

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