Dump Truck Wreck on New Jersey Turnpike Leaves Driver Hurt

Truck dumps load onto roadway just short of closure for earlier crash

A mess on the New Jersey Turnpike Monday included not only a deadly truck crash but also a dump truck crash that left the truck’s load on the roadway and shoulder.

The dump truck overturned around 6:45 a.m. in the southbound lanes approaching the previous closure at Exit 4 (Route 73 – Philadelphia/Camden) in South Jersey caused by the earlier deadly crash.

The dump truck driver suffered a minor injury.

Traffic, slowly got by the crash in one lane while crews worked to clean up the mess of what appeared to be ash of small rocks that spilled onto the roadway and onto the shoulder.

No word on what caused the wreck.

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