Dump truck overturns near Ben Franklin Bridge

Friday, November 30, 2012

A dump truck overturned near the Ben Franklin Bridge and caused a number of traffic delays on Friday afternoon.

It happened around 3:00 p.m. near 5th and Race streets.

The exact details of the crash are unclear but authorities say the truck turned over, spilling stones onto the highway.

The Delaware River Port Authority is handling the accident.

The Race Street ramp heading eastbound was briefly closed while crews worked to clear the scene.

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