Overturned tractor-trailer closes Rt. 49 in Pennsville
PENNSVILLE, N.J. - December 12, 2011 (WPVI) -- An overturned tractor-trailer has closed a stretch of Route 49 in Salem County, New Jersey.
The truck, which was hauling glass, overturned around 4:30 a.m. Monday along eastbound Route 49 in Pennsville.
According to police, the driver lost control at Ferry Road, causing the tractor-trailer to tip onto its side, taking down utility poles and just missing a commercial building.
The driver was able to extricate himself from the cab and was not seriously injured.
Route 49 is closed in both directions at this hour.
accident, salem county, new jersey, local/state
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