An overturned tractor trailer on Interstate 295 was the cause for a long morning commute in South Jersey.

A jackknifed tractor trailer on I-295 in Burlington County that lost its load of juice boxes (Westhampton Township Emergency Services)

The truck spilled its 80,000 lb cargo of packaged apple juice onto the southbound lanes just before 5:00 a.m. according to 6 ABC, blocking 2 of the 3 lanes at exit #47 for Route 541.

New Jersey Fast Traffic's Jill Myra was reporting traffic back ups for several miles as crews cleaned up the sticky mess from the truck. The side of the truck's trailer was split open with the packaged apple juice spilling out onto the roadway. One lane remained closed as the morning progressed but the delays remained.

The driver was hospitalized for unspecified injuries reports 6 ABC.

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