Fiery overnight crash delays Delaware commute on I-95 [photos]

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.

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