BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two New Jersey state troopers dragged a driver from his burning truck seconds before it exploded Monday.
It happened on Interstate 287 in Bridgewater Township.READ MORE: To Mask Or Not To Mask Pits The Cautious Among Us Against Those Strongly In Favor Of Personal Choice
The troopers say the tractor trailer ran off the side of the highway and slammed into a guardrail before bursting into flames.READ MORE: Death Toll Climbs As Calls For An Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Go Unheeded
One of the troopers was actually on his way home from work when he witnessed the crash and stopped to help.MORE NEWS: NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force Investigating Attack On 40-Year-Old Asian Man In Hell's Kitchen
The driver suffered some minor injuries but is expected to make a full recovery.