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gas station leashes a woman badly burned. we're gathering details on this fiery wreck. >> crews are on the scene of a ferry fire at the jersey shore. new video and information isf a just coming in. >> "good morning america," everyone, it is 5:30 on this friday morning. lots to get to, weather and traffic with david and karen. >> reporter: good morning we're starting with a problem on the blue route. it has been closed at 2:00 a.m. because of fatal accident involving a box truck and does an. now we're looking live traffic is moving and back open 15 minutes ago. the blue route was closed between the schuylkill expressway and ridge pike. we see the right lane getting by, we have emergency workers left on the scene at this point. hopefully they will be able to clear this out shortly. it has been shut down since 2:00 a.m., now we're seeing it move. now we're switching over to the king of prussia here, this is the ramp from 422 westbound we have a disability tractor-trailer policen are on
hand. they are assisting with this and traffic is getting by. a sinkhole camden county causing the problem. atlantic avenue is the issue right now. watch for that as you head out. >> reporter: karen the rain is long gone, so are most of the clouds. storm tracker 6 live showing shades of yellow and orange by reading and best of your recollection county. this orange is about one half mile visibility. not horrific, but certainly patchy and out there. it could be in some of our other northern and western territories and counties that we have some patchy fog developing over the next couple of hours. for now, though, mostly us are looking at stars overhead and the promise of sunshine coming up later on. it's cool to start out this morning, 56 degrees in philadelphia. 54 in wilmington, 49 in allentown, 52 in trenton and 57 in surf city and cape may
county. as we take a look at the forecast for heading tout bus stop this morning, mainly clear and cool, temperatures ranging from the mid to upper 50s between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00. later on it gets better, 62 by 9:00. noon, 69 up close to 70 degrees, not a bad time lurch door outdoors. 63 degrees high of 77 around 4:00. matt a nice day coming up, and less winds which adds to that nice quality. >> we have an developing story along the delaware bay. first responders at the cape may-lewis ferry on the new jersey side of the bay. the fire broke out in the engine room of the mv delaware ferry which was moored at the time. two other ferries in the fleet continue to run between west cape may and lewes, delaware. >> a freak crash at a gas
station has left a woman on fire and her infant in need of rescue. katherine scott is live on the scene with the detail. >> reporter: good morning, tam we have updates for you, we spoke with the victim's family who rushed to philadelphia when they heard what happened. the victim was identified as 21-year-old jaqulyn lopez coming from school picking up her 3-year-old daughter. she remains in the hospital with second and third degree burns, but is expected to survive. the 3-year-old daughter was not injured. the driver remained on the scene. it happened at a sunoco in port richmond at aramingo and somerset around 11:30 when lopez was pumping gas when another car smashed into the gas pump and knocked it after and then started a fire. there was a 3-year-old in the car that was hit, the daughter of lopez. the passenger of the other car was able to jump out and when
that car was on fire smashed out the back window and pulled the 3-year-old baby from the vehicle. the baby escaped with no injuries. the mother, however, lopez sustained serious burns. she was rushed to the hospital. and we did speak with her aunt who said she rushed down from north jersey when she heard what happened. this is what she had to say about the rescue. >> the passenger that was in the drivers side, that was on the passenger side saved her 3-year-old daughter when the explosion happened. he immediately went on the other side kicked the window open and saved her 3-year-old daughter. >> and they say they are calling this a freak accident. the driver of the vehicle told police that she had accidently hit the gas and not the break and that's what caused her to lunch into the gas pump which you can see is knocked on its side at the sunoco. at this point investigators say it's too early to tell if any charges will be filed.
it all remains under investigation. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> terrifying story, thank you, katherine. new from the overnight, philadelphia police investigating a baby death in oxford circle confirmed it as a tragic accident. officials say a 14-month-old girl drown in the tub she was bathing with her 2-year-old brother in the home. the parents were home at the time, but they were in an adjacent room. >> shocked homeowners in delaware are looking for another place to stay. this is the moment this woman sees what happened to her home. a van that went airborne ripped out the left corner of the claymont dwelling. this happened on the 700 block of old the the darley. investigators say the driver jason rone jumped out of the van and made a run for it. he is charged with driving under the influence ever drugs and leaving the scene. >> 5:35, now, new this morning,
a brief scuffle broke out between protesters and police in ferguson, missouri overnight. the fight happened a few feet away from the city's police chief who agreed to walk with demonstrators and assured changes in the wake of michael brown's killing. the crowd gathered following a public apology from the chief. chief thomas jackson said he was sorry for the department's jackson in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed teen, but refused to resign. a police shooting in south carolina cost an officer his job and could lead to jail time. the video you're about to see is disturbing. >> he's got a gun, gun. [three shots fired]. >> officer sean grueber faces
felony charges for opening fire on the driver. the officer opened fire on the driver lavar jones who survived a gunshot wound to the hip. prosecutors say this dash cam recording provided pivotal evidence to that convinced them to file charges. >> the fbi said it knows the identity of the masked english speaking isis militant who beheaded two americans. he is most likely from north america not britain always previously thought. computer simulations like this one are being used to construct a composite of the killer's fails. the fbi believe the man is still in syria. >> there are new claims in the ray rice case that contradict the key claim by roger goodell. a law enforcement said he sent
the entire video of rice knocking out his now wife to the nfl in april. he said he sent it to security chief miller. goodell insists nobody saw the entire video until september 8. the law enforcement official said he did not know if miller ever watched the dvd, but said he attached a note to the dvd saying this, ray rice video you have to see it, it's terrible. the official said it received a 12 second voice mail from the woman at the nfl office that said you're right, it's terrible. >> time to turn to accuweather you call this a transition season we go from cold to warm, we go cold to warm and we're doing that this weekend. >> reporter: spring is the same way and yes, we're getting a
revisit of summer this weekend. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're looking at patchy fog in the northern and western suburbs. as we look at the current temperature profile. 56 degrees in philadelphia. up in allentown you're at 49 right now. that's pretty much the range of temperature that we have this morning. also i will point out that the winds are very light, 3 miles per hour not as windy as yesterday. i just brought in the always on seven day for those of you watching in hd there you see the clouds rolling out of here. there is patchy fog in the northern and western suburbs, not too bad. sun comes up, it will start to evaporate. here's how the temperatures will go today. 59 degrees by 8:00 a.m. probably fairly sunny 66 by 11:00 a.m., 74 by 2:00 p.m.
75 by 3 or 4, 77 degrees. up in the lehigh valley. mid 70s, same thing in reading and wilmington and trenton. as you move toward the shore it's cooler, only 70 for a high in atlantic city and down the coast in cape may. the phillies are back home against the braves. 71 degrees for the first pitch. 64 for the 9th inning rhyme going down with friends and planning on bringing a jacket to put on during the game as the temperatures start to drop. it's a cool-down night at the ballpark. saturday, high pressure in control, lots of sunshine, highs in the low 80s both days, if you're heading to dover, starting today for the trials, analysis car is in town, bright and beautiful conditions, 76 in dover, 80 on saturday, 81 on sunday, you picked a fantastic weekend to check out nascar at the monster mile. the exclusive accuweather
seven-day forecast, partly sunny, 77 this afternoon. chilly with for now, but nice later on. sunny and warmer on saturday, high of 81. i've got a block party to go to in the neighborhood that's going to be fun. 82 fan appreciation day on sunday i'm going to that, too, 80 degrees on monday, more of a sun and clouds mix. monday night there could be a shower rolling in. i could see another shower on tuesday. looks like we're back up in the mid 70s by the end of next week. >> murph around town in full swing. >> could a new mexico police station be haunted? >> police say they have tape to approve it. i-95 approaching street road, southbound traffic heading toward center city an accident blocking the left lane. we'll have an update on the blue
route coming up. >> two tourist discover an unusual, long and slithering >> two tourist discover an unusual, long and slithering stow away in their rental sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering >> two tourist discover an unusual, long and slithering stow away in their rental sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering so, i'm walking down the street, sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering just you know walking, sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering and i found myself in the middle of this parade honoring america's troops. which is actually quite fitting because geico has been serving the military for over 75 years. aawh no, look, i know this is about the troops and not about me. right, but i don't look like that. who can i write a letter to about this? geico.
commute if you're coming in from the suburbs. >> reporter: good morning, we're starting live in plymouth township, we would a horrible accident scene, a fatal accident that closed the blue route at rim pike from 2:00. the road is open. blue route northbound was shut down in the overnight hours. first they were letting the right lane get by, now all lanes are getting by. accident scene and accident investigation is clear. here's another accident, bucks county i-95 approaching street road. we can see an accident blocking the left lane, police on the scene with this one, a truck off to the side of the road. penndot on the scene, flares are blocking the lane. i-95 southbound approaching street road. let's go to mount laurel burlington county church road is shut down because of a downed pole and wires. bills on a friday morning several problems in the
overnight hours and this affecting you this morning. fellowship road good alternate. in water for the township, atlantic county, we have a sinkhole causing a problem. we have the waze app finding someone in salem county. it's nice to hit all the different suburbs. this is 45 in mannington. rerestrictions here. we have a change since i showed you, ten miles in philadelphia. .8 in allentown and .3 in lancaster. so fog an issue in the northwest suburbs, tam. >> thank you, karen. new on "action news," the woman who tipped off police to the location of accused kidnapper jesse matthew is speaking out, she spotted a man on a remote beach. he matched the description of the man wanted for the abduction
of hannah gram. >> he looked and did a double take and slammed on his brakes into the sand, he was very close and looked right at me, it was very scary. matthew waived his right to extra digs in court -- extradition in court yesterday. he will will return to virginia. pennsylvania attorney general says barbara mccareery and arthur melton changed answers. both face records for tampering and forgery charges. an nfl pro and camden native is a proud dad. devon still said a little pep talk a lot of prayers helped his
daughter go through life saving surgery at children's hospital. >> devon still posted videos on instagram and pictures priority procedure at chop. doctors removed a cancerous tumor from leah. there has been nationwide support for still. he fought to get back on the active roster so insurance could cover leah's care. the twitter hash tag is pray for leah. join in and support the stills. >> we're praying for leah, as well. 5:48 when a couple open their rental car trunk they found something slithering. >> nora muchanic police are tracking ghosts.
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earlier because of the overnight accident. since the accident has cleared, the ramp is fine from the schuylkill expressway westbound to the blue route northbound. you're seeing no problems there. traffic lights are out at welsh road. police are on hand to direct you around the scene. market street is closed between 3rd and 4th until 10:30, it's a salute the military event, dave. >> reporter: it was wet yesterday and dry today. on the big board cool, 52 in pilots and coatsville, 50 in ken nets square and saint davids. 50 in quakertown, 50 in fleetwood and 53 in center city. and across the river in south jersey, 55 in buena. 55 in gandys beach. 53 in glassboro and cinnaminson. and 53 readings in the state of delaware. 57 down the shore. cool by 9:00 a.m., 62 sunshine,
69, close to 70 at noon. 76 degrees at 3:00 p.m. high of 77 around 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. tam. >> thank you, david. well, new this morning, police in new mexico are catching more than chris. officer row --ramero saw something walk across the lot in and out of the gate. police say they also hear strange noises. >> the sharks are back and ready to by the on 6abc tonight. don't miss the special two hour premier of shark tank. season 6 kicks off with a male only nail salon. you'll find out how businesses are doing today, that will start at 8:00 on 6abc. time right now is working
a job. knott along with harrigan and williams are charged with criminal conspiracy and aggravated assault an reckless endangerment in the attack this month. >> new york city is dealing with the groundhog day gaffe. we're learning that the mayor dropped the groundhog back in february, died a few days later. the mayor administration said the zoo never notified them about the death. and the zoo's president insists that the injuries were not due to the fall. the zoo may ditch the policy of holding groundhogs on february 2. >> an earnl automaker pools vehicles with the problems similar to the ones that plagued general motors. >> there's developing details on the ♪