Mattresses on the roadway appears to be the cause of the accident involving a tanker truck that burst into flames and shut down the western spur of the NJ Turnpike yesterday

Dashcam video from yesterday shows a few mattresses laying in the left and right lane on the roadway causing the tanker truck to swerve out of the way to avoid hitting them.

You can see the mattresses in the roadway after the truck went over the guard rail and caught on fire

The tanker truck  flipped over the guard rail and burst into flames killing the driver and shut down the NJ Turnpike western spur for almost 24 hours

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