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Crash on Route 1 North Causes Large Fuel Spill, Delays

tractor trailer crashJust after 5 a.m. today, May 7, South Brunswick Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Route 1 northbound at New Road. The crash involved two tractor trailers and a car. There was one non-life threatening injury. The crash created a large fuel spill.

The crash clean up is causing traffic delays in the area. Only one north lane is open, and the highway is being closed at times for clean up work. Police said the clean up work will last at least until about 11 a.m.

route 1 clean upThe Monmouth Junction Fire Department, Monmouth Junction First Aid, and Middlesex County Hazmat along with New Jersey DOT are on location. Police are directing traffic at the location. Roads that are affected in addition to Route 1 are New Road and Route 522, police said. Readers also report that Route 27 is backed up.

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Krystal Knapp

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