Dump Truck Accident Snarls Early Turnpike Traffic
An overturned dump truck on the northbound New Jersey Turnpike that traffic snarled for several miles between exits 8 and 8A has been cleared and several tons of sand cleaned up
New Jersey Fast Traffic's Bob Williams reports that the accident was just short of where the road splits into the car and car & truck lanes.
The dump truck also dumped 25 tons of sand onto the roadway.
A view off the area on the 511NJ.org traffic camera of the area shows the truck uprighted and the sand cleaned up with traffic moving along at normal speeds at 8:15AM.
Surrounding alternate roads such as Route 1, Route 130 along with local roads have picked up extra traffic as Turnpike drivers look to get around the scene.
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