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Tractor-trailer fire causes heavy delays on NJ’s I-78

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — A tractor-trailer fire is causing massive delays in both directions on Interstate-78 during the Tuesday morning rush-hour.

AIR11 footage showed the remains of a tractor-trailer in the medium near I-78 Exit 45, bordering Berkeley Heights, as of 6:30 a.m.

As of an hour later, two lanes remained closed in both directions and traffic was backed up about 6 miles in both directions.