Fatal Truck Accident Closes Route 31 for Several Hours
A fatal accident on Route 31 in Pennington during the morning commute closed the road for several hours.
The Times of Trenton reports the driver of a southbound tractor trailer was killed when beams of structural steel shifted on a flat bed truck and rolled into the cab of the tractor trailer as it came to a stop at a signal in front of the Pennington Square Shopping Center.
The driver has not been identified. There were no other injuries related to the incident.
Route 31 was closed until around 12:30 p.m. as police completed their investigation according to New Jersey Fast Traffic.
Calls to Pennington Police were not returned.
- Truck driver killed in Pennington when steel beams shift into cabin / Times of Trenton
- Tractor-Trailer Driver Killed In Freak Accident In New Jersey / CBS Philadelphia