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Burning lorry causes motorway chaos

A burning truck on the Brussels Orbital Road, near Halle, caused a traffic chaos on Wednesday, as the ring road was completeley closed after the accident. A lorry carrying paper ended up on its side around 5.20 PM, after which the cargo caught fire. All this happened under a bridge, which was damaged because of the heat. The busy Orbital Road was completely closed for a while, triggering long jams. The truck driver escaped with light injuries.