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Turnpike Reopens After Jackknifed Tractor Trailer

A jackknifed tractor trailer involving two other trucks and an overturned car has been cleared off the northbound New Jersey Turnpike.

Jackknifed tractor trailer on the New Jersey Turnpke near #8
Jackknifed tractor trailer on the northbound New Jersey Turnpke near #8 (7 ABC)

The incident took place just before the morning commute around 5:30 a.m. in the Turnpike construction zone north of exit #8 (Hightstown) and was reopened around 7:15 a.m.

There was one minor injury according to 7 ABC.

Rubbernecking delays remain southbound and northbound delays begin at #7A (I-195) according to  New Jersey Fast Traffic’s Bob Williams. Williams suggests using Route 130 as an alternate and getting onto the Turnpike at #8A.

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