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Overturned Tractor Trailer Disrupts Traffic on NJ Highway

Westbound express lanes on Interstate 78 at Exit 51 were closed, the state Department of Transportation said

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    Overturned Tractor Trailer Disrupts Traffic in NJ

    An overturned tractor trailer caused delays for New Jersey drivers on Sunday afternoon. Ken Buffa reports.

    (Published Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019)

    What to Know

    • An overturned tractor trailer caused delays for New Jersey drivers Sunday afternoon

    • Westbound express lanes on Interstate 78 were closed at Exit 51 around 3 p.m., the Department of Transporation said

    • The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. State police said no one suffered life-threatening injuries

    An overturned tractor trailer caused delays for New Jersey drivers on Sunday afternoon. 

    Westbound express lanes on Interstate 78 were closed at Exit 51 in Union Township around 3 p.m., according to the state's Department of Transportation. 

    As of around 6 p.m., all express lanes were closed, with only left local lanes open as state troopers investigated a crash that involved three tractor trailers and a taxi, according to New Jersey state police. 

    It wasn't immediately clear how many people were involved in the crash, but state police said no one suffered life-threatening injuries. 

    Overturned Tractor Trailer Disrupts Traffic on NJ Highway: Officials

    [NY] Overturned Tractor Trailer Disrupts Traffic on NJ Highway: Officials

    An overturned tractor trailer disrupted traffic on I-78 in New Jersey Sunday afternoon, the state's Department of Transportation said.

    (Published Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019)

    Twitter video shared with News 4 showed an overturned trailer and another vehicle on fire a short distance away. 

    The transportation agency encouraged drivers to plan alternate travel routes. 

    The cause of the crash wasn't immediately clear. 

    Julie Jacobson/AP

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