A truck carrying laundry is the latest vehicle to crash on I-95 near Rt. 141 causing some delays for Delaware drivers Friday morning.
The accident happened around 2 a.m. Friday morning when a truck crashed into the concrete barrier separating lanes of I-95 from I-295 near the Rt. 141 overpass.
According to WPVI, the driver was hospitalized after the truck crashed and burst into flames.
One lane of I-95 northbound was closed through the morning rush as crews worked to clean up the wreckage.
Laundry may be the least bizarre item to spill onto I-95 in that area in recent months. Last week, a truck hauling cauliflower and celery overturned in the overnight hours near the same place on the highway. That caused massive delays for drivers.
It was a similar scene- but different cargo- in September 2016. That’s when a truck hauling blank pennies to the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia overturned, spilling 40,000 pounds of unstamped pennies on the highway. About a month later, a truck carrying cows overturned in that same spot.
In May 2014, a truck carrying as many as 20 million live bees overturned on an on-ramp to I-95 near Newark. Drivers passing that incident were urged by police to roll their windows up to avoid getting bees in their vehicles.