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Route 18 Closed Following Tanker Truck Crash in East Brunswick

By kcora on
East Brunswick

An overturned tanker truck carrying hazardous material shutdown Route 18 and the New Jersey Turnpike interchange in East Brunswick.

According to authorities, at around 11:15 a.m. a tractor-trailer that attempted to navigate the ramp from Route 18 south to the Turnpike overturned. 

Police said the tanker was carrying, isopropylbenzene, a flammable colorless liquid made of crude oil and refined fuels caused a small spill that was quickly contained.

According to officials, the driver of the tanker suffered minor injuries. There were no other vehicles involved, police added.

The incident is under investigation.