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Tractor-trailer hauling trash overturns on Turnpike

Monday, June 11, 2012

A tractor-trailer hauling trash overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike Monday morning, spilling debris all over the roadway.

The accident happened around 5 a.m. in the southbound truck lanes near interchange 12 in Carteret.

The tractor-trailer was originally traveling in the outer roadway and flipped over the guardrail, landing in the car lanes.

So much garbage was on the roadway that crews were using a snow plow to push it out of the way.

The driver suffered minor injuries, and another damaged car had to be towed from the scene.

CLICK HERE for images from the scene.

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