Tractor-trailer catches fire following crash near I-195

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Massachusetts State Police said the ramp from Route 24 North to I-195 West will likely be closed for several hours following a tractor-trailer rollover crash Tuesday morning.

According to police, the truck was carrying a load of trash when it crashed and burst into flames. Police said the driver of the truck sustained minor injuries and that no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

At this time, it’s not clear how the crash occurred. Police said all other ramps have been reopened and the crash is under investigation.

This is breaking news. We’ll continue to update this story on WPRI.com and have the latest on Eyewitness News this evening.