MILLTOWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – One person was killed when a tanker truck rolled over on the NJ Turnpike near Exit 9 Tuesday morning.
The tractor-trailer could be seen rolled over.
NJSP investigating crash on the @NJTurnpike SB local lanes at milepost 80.9 in Milltown, Middlesex County, which occurred at 3:48 a.m. Overturned tractor-trailer. 1 fatality. Multiple lane closures in area due to investigation. Expect delays, and plan alternate route. #alert
— NJSP – State Police (@NJSP) October 8, 2019
It took place at 3:48 a.m. at milepost 80.9.
TRAFFIC ALERT: An overturned tractor-trailer southbound south of exit 9 is blocking one lane of the outer roadway and two lanes of the inner roadway. Investigation and cleanup are underway, but drivers should expect delays this morning.
— New Jersey Turnpike (@NJTurnpike) October 8, 2019
There were multiple lane closures in the area, authorities said.
So far there’s no word on the cause of the crash.