NJ Turnpike reopens after crash in Carneys Point
CARNEYS POINT, N.J. - October 12, 2011 (WPVI) -- State police have reopened the southbound lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike after a motor vehicle accident injured a Connecticut woman.
The shutdown forced traffic headed for the Delaware Memorial Bridge onto Interstate 295 for more than four hours Wednesday morning.
State Police Sgt. Francis Babinchock says a tractor-trailer rear-ended a van towing canoes on the toll road in Carneys Point around 2:30 a.m.
Babinchock says two troopers performed CPR on the van's driver, Rachel Meneses of Glastonbury, Ct. The 24-year-old was flown to a hospital and is in stable condition.
The truck driver was not injured.
The accident remains under investigation.
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