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BREAKING: Crane Truck Flips Over on the Garden State Parkway Severely Injuring Driver in Woodbridge

By rlsmetro on
Woodbridge Township

NJ State Police closed all northbound lanes on The Garden State Parkway in Middlesex County on Thursday morning. 

According to preliminary information, at approximately 6:40 a.m., emergency responders rushed to mile marker 134.8 in Woodbridge Township to investigate reports of a crash, 

Police and rescue crews arrived and found a small crane overturned in the middle of the highway with the driver pinned inside the vehicle. 

According to reports, firefighters frantically worked to extricate the person from the crane. 

Emergency repsonders performed CPR on the severely injured driver before transferring him to an area hospital for additional treatment. 

The crash placed rush hour traffic at a halt on the highway while police and crews investigated the cause of the wreck and cleanup up. 

No other serious injuries were reported.