Big Rig Jackknifes, Spills Fuel on NJ Freeway: Police - NBC New York

Big Rig Jackknifes, Spills Fuel on NJ Freeway: Police

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    A tractor trailer jackknifed on a New Jersey freeway Sunday, spilling fuel and tying up traffic, police say.

    The truck crashed around 8 p.m. near exit 58 on I-80 in Paterson.

    Photos of the scene showed the truck on the shoulder of the freeway, its front-end smashed and battered.

    There were reports that the big rig leaked fuel along the roadway.

    The accident caused traffic problems Sunday night, with westbound lanes completely shut down between exits 59 and 57.

    No one was reported injured in the crash.

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