Tractor-trailer accident causes backups on Rt. 22

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(Photo Credit: Julie Hsieh) (Photo Credit: Julie Hsieh)
BRIDGEWATER -

A tractor-trailer accident caused significant backups Friday on U.S. Route 22 in Bridgewater Township.

Bridgewater police said the accident early Friday morning closed the left lanes of Route 22 near the Route 202-206 interchange. As of 1:45 p.m., the lane closures were still in place.

Images from the scene showed that the tractor-trailer’s cab had crashed through the median. Officials at the scene said the truck driver was treated and released.

Authorities said drivers should expect heavy delays in the area until late Friday afternoon as crews work to remove the tractor-trailer.

Stay with News 12 for updates.

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