Route 18, NJ Turnpike reopen following truck crash

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Overturned tractor-trailer causes traffic mess on Route 18 Overturned tractor-trailer causes traffic mess on Route 18
EAST BRUNSWICK -

All lanes on Route 18 and the New Jersey Turnpike have been reopened following a truck crash in East Brunswick.

The tractor-trailer overturned on the off-ramp near Exit 9 on the Turnpike Tuesday afternoon, spilling its load. The county hazmat team and DOT officials were called in to clean up the crash.

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Lanes on Route 18 and Interchange 9 on the Turnpike were closed for several hours, causing heavy traffic buildup.

New Jersey State Police say that the truck driver suffered minor injuries in the crash.

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