August 12, 2015
Two tractor trailers crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike going northbound near milepost 82 in East Brunswick Wednesday night, according to New Jersey State Police.
Police say that there were minor injuries to the drivers, but no fatalities, and that delays are expected.
Crash on NJTPK MP 82. NO FATALITY. Traffic getting by on left lane and left shoulder of inners.— NJSP - State Police (@NJSP) August 13, 2015
The crash resulted in a fiery scene, and reports of the fire started coming in around 8 p.m., according to NJ.com. The right and center lanes remain closed around Interchange 9, however traffic is getting by on the left lane and shoulder after being reopened around 9 p.m.
Social media pictures from the scene showed traffic backed up as well as the aftermath of the crash.
Live Channel Update: Aerials over truck explosion on the NJ Turnpike, near exit 9. pic.twitter.com/zEwpiHf6me— CBS Newspath (@cbsnewspath) August 13, 2015
nbd just an explosion on the turnpike RIGHT BY MY HOUSE pic.twitter.com/5T6SPpya8X— SØF (@SOF_Music) August 13, 2015
Fiery Truck Crash on NJ Turnpike Halts Traffic pic.twitter.com/4vTWZxGccP— relaxbear (@relaxbear13) August 13, 2015
On way back to Phila. Vehicle fire on New Jersey turnpike near New Brunswick. EMS on the scene. pic.twitter.com/oYqVu4exgr— Rory McGlasson (@rorymcglasson) August 13, 2015
Photo: Thick smoke rises from truck fire on New Jersey Turnpike in East Brunswick, NJ; no word on injuries - _MConn pic.twitter.com/kglffutLtR— SavageNation (@SavageNation) August 13, 2015