PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A truck driver was killed overnight in a crash on I-95 North in Providence.

The crash happened just before 1 a.m. Friday near the Route 10 overpass. Rhode Island State Police say a tractor-trailer hit a disabled car in the high-speed lane, causing the truck to tip over and land on the guardrail. The cab of the tractor-trailer was left hanging off the side of the highway as a result.

The truck driver, identified by police as 45-year-old Adrian Morales of Yuma, Arizona, died from his injuries.

Police said the driver of the car was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

The entire northbound side of I-95 was shut down for several hours and traffic was diverted onto Route 10, causing significant backups in the area ahead of the morning commute.

The highway has since partially reopened. The R.I. Department of Transportation (RIDOT) said the two right-hand lanes and the two on-ramps from Route 10 will remain closed so bridge inspectors can make sure the structure is safe.

Since the train tracks run under that portion of the bridge, RIDOT said it will have to coordinate with Amtrak to take the tracks offline Friday evening.

If the bridge is deemed safe for use, the lanes and on-ramps will reopen Saturday morning, according to RIDOT. If there’s damage, they’ll stay closed until repairs can be made.

Drivers should continue to use caution as a windswept rain moves through the area. Gusts up to 50 mph are possible closer to the coast, which could cause isolated wind damage and power outages.

It’s unclear at this time if the weather was a factor in the I-95 crash, but state police told 12 News troopers responded to several crashes overnight.

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