WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Traffic is moving again through the Lincoln Tunnel out of New York City after an overturned truck on the Helix snarled the early morning commute.

The truck crashed around 5 a.m., spilling fuel onto the roadway. Traffic leaving the Lincoln Tunnel into New Jersey was being diverted through Weehawken and  NJ Transit buses were being diverted to Secaucus Junction.

By 8 a.m., the tractor-trailer was towed away and crews had finished cleaning up a fuel spill.

The accident created delays for commuters heading into and out of the city.

NJ Transit buses were diverted to Secaucus Junction and NJ Transit trains honored bus passes until 8:10 a.m.

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  1. bullett says:

    I hear that the truck driver is seated on the side of the roadway with one of those orange safety cones on his head, in lieu of a dunce cap.

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