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Dover Man Seriously Injured After Dump Truck Overturns on I-78 in Newark

By kcora on
Newark Dover

The driver of a dump truck that overturned on Interstate 78 in Newark Wednesday morning suffered serious injuries, State Police said.

According to police, the Mack dump truck was traveling east at approximately 6:25 a.m. when it overturned onto the shoulder at milepost 55.8 in Newark.

The driver - later identified as a 55-year-old Dover man, was transported to University Hospital suffering serious injuries.

The exit lanes (Exit 56) local and express were closed for approximately four hours but has since reopened, police added.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.