An overturned truck has caused a large spill on the New Jersey Turnpike, backing up traffic behind it.
Chopper 4 was over the scene of the accident, which happened about midday Tuesday on the I-95 in Carteret.
A truck, carrying what looked like dirt, had toppled on its side near the center of the turnpike, sending its contents spilling all over the road.
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Traffic was backed up behind the overturned truck as a digger attempted to clean up the mess.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority put out a notification at 1.17 p.m. saying the accident was still blocking the road.
It said the exact location was on the New Jersey Turnpike outer roadway southbound, exiting at Interchange 12 - Carteret-Rahway in Carteret, and right lanes were blocked.