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: Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Department Of Education Workers Put On Hold By Federal Judge
The troopers say the tractor trailer ran off the side of the highway and slammed into a guardrail before bursting into flames.READ MORE: Gabby Petito's Father Announces Creation Of Gabby Petito Foundation Ahead Of Public Memorial Service
One of the troopers was actually on his way home from work when he witnessed the crash and stopped to help.MORE NEWS: Gov. Kathy Hochul Increases Pressure On COVID Vaccine Holdouts As Deadline For Health Care Workers Approaches
The driver suffered some minor injuries but is expected to make a full recovery.