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WHAT A SPILL: Nearly $300K still missing after armored truck spills cash on Route 3

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EAST RUTHERFORD -

Around $295,000 remains missing after a Brinks truck dropped money over Route 3 west in East Rutherford Thursday, according to police.

Police say the truck's back door malfunctioned and two bags of money fell out, one with $370,000 in cash and the other with $140,000.

Drivers on both sides of the highway stopped traffic to try and grab some of the money. Police responded to at least one crash because of the incident.

RELATED: Police: $510K spilled from armored truck on Route 3, $300K still missing

Since the money technically belongs to Brinks, it’s illegal for drivers to keep it.

Only $11,000 has been returned so far.

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