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Driver injured after dump truck full of sand overturned on Route 46 in Warren County

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A driver was injured after a dump truck full of sand overturned Wednesday afternoon in Warren County, according to New Jersey State Police Trooper Brandi Slota.

The crash happened at 3:23 p.m. in the area of 627 Route 46 in Liberty Township, Slota said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that a dump truck was traveling westbound on Route 46 when the driver lost control trying to negotiate a turn and the dump truck subsequently overturned, Slota said.

The driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries, Slota said.

Route 46 was closed between Quenby Mountain Road and the Pequest Fish Hatchery.

The crash remains under investigation.

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