Truck spills glass on New Jersey Turnpike
All lanes are reopened after a tractor trailer spilled a load of glass on the northbound New Jersey Turnpike, closing down several lanes.
New Jersey Fast Traffic reports the truck overturned in the truck lanes near #12 in Carteret around 11 a.m. causing multi-mile delays.
All lanes were closed for a time and then just two lanes got by as the shattered glass across three of four lanes was clearned up according to a tweet from the Turnpike.
The incident has also caused delays for New Jersey Transit buses traveling through the area; they are running normally again. The car lanes are open, but had rubbernecking delays of several miles.
No injuries have been reported from the accident; there is no word on any charges filed.
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- Overturned truck causing major delays on NJ Turnpike at exit 12 / ABC 7
- Overturned tractor-trailer on NJ Turnpike / My Fox New York
- Tractor-trailer carrying glass overturns on Turnpike near Exit 12, closing 2 lanes / NJ.com