An overnight accident on River Road in Piscataway has closed the road making for a tough drive for those headed to the Rutgers University campus.

Early morning traffic on Interstate 287 at exit 10 in Piscataway (NJ DOT)

The intersection is just a block from exit 9 off of Interstate 287, which is also closed.  Utility crews are working to repair utility poles brought down in the accident.

As an alternative route, Rutger-bound commuters can get off at exit 10 and take Easton Avenue to Landing Lane or Route 18.

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