Police: Morning tractor-truck accident fatal on NJ Turnpike

NJ State police confirmed the tractor-truck accident this morning was fatal.Chopper 12 was on the scene of an overturned tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike

NEWARK - NJ State police confirmed the tractor-truck accident this morning was fatal.

Chopper 12 was on the scene of an overturned tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike just before 6 a.m. today near exit 14.

The driver was trapped inside the vehicle as it leaned over an embankment, blocking the ramp to the eastbound Newark Bay extension.

A helicopter airlifted the driver to a local hosptial. They have not yet confirmed that it was the driver that died.

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