RNJ News Department

2 injured after box truck overturns on I-80 on-ramp (PHOTOS)

ALLAMUCHY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – The driver of a Penske box truck was seriously injured when the vehicle overturned in the woods on Interstate 80 in Allamuchy Township.

The crash occurred about 9:30 a.m. Thursday on the Route 517 on ramp to Interstate 80 eastbound, according to state police.

The driver was flown by Atlantic Air 1 to Morristown Medical Center. A passenger suffered minor injuries and was not hospitalized.

The highway was shut down temporarily for the medevac to land. The on ramp and two right lanes were closed for an accident investigation. All lanes and the on ramp have since reopened.

The names of the individuals and the cause of the crash were not released.

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