Truck fire causing Highway 1 traffic jams

By MELANIE LIDMAN
July 12, 2012 11:53




A large truck fire at the Shoresh junction on Highway 1 is causing major traffic jams on the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway in the direction of Jerusalem.

Three fire crews from Beit Shemesh are battling the blaze, which is partially contained. Travelers are urged to take alternate routes, including the 443, if they are driving to Jerusalem. 

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