NJ.com reports that at least one person was injured in a “serious crash” on the New Jersey Turnpike Thursday afternoon, police said.
In a tweet, New Jersey State Police said a truck overturned on the southbound side of the Turnpike near milepost 74.9 in South Brunswick.
One person suffered “serious injuries” and was flown to the hospital, the tweet said. All told, six people were hurt in the accident, which involved a military vehicle, News 4 New York reported.
A state Department of Transportation website that monitors traffic, 511nj.org, said the crash happened shortly after 3 p.m. north of exit 8A.
All lanes on the southbound side in that area are closed as of 3:05 p.m.
As of 3:30 p.m., there is a four-mile backup from south of exit 9 (Route 18) in East Brunswick to north of exit 8A (Route 32) in South Brunswick, 511nj.org reported.
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