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Jackknifed Tractor Trailer Shuts Down Elizabeth Road

By kcora on
Elizabeth

Union County Haz-Mat and NJDOT responded to Elizabeth last night to assist local police with a jackknifed tractor trailer.

According to authorities, shortly before 8 p.m, firefighters responded to Route 1&9 and East Jersey Street for a jackknifed tractor trailer that hydro-planed into the divider then off the roadway during the torrential rain storms.

Upon arrival, crews discovered that one of the truck’s saddle tanks ruptured causing haz-mat conditions.

According to officers, there were no injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.