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VIDEO: 2 injured after fiery crash involving Amazon tractor-trailer, cement tanker on I-78 in Hunterdon County

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – Two people were injured following a fiery crash involving two tractor-trailers Friday night in Hunterdon County, according to  New Jersey State Police Sergeant Alejandro Goez.

The crash was reported at 9:50 p.m. on Interstate 78 westbound at milepost 8.4 in Bethlehem Township, Goez said.

As a result of the crash, the cement tanker and an Amazon tractor-trailer became engulfed in flames. Both trucks were empty, Goez said.

The drivers, a 44-year-old man of Hialeah, FL and a 41-year-old man of Sugar Land, TX, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital, Goez said.

The fire was extinguished and the center and right lanes were closed for the cleanup. All lanes were reopened shortly before 5:00 a.m., Goez said.

The cause of the crash remain under investigation, Goez said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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