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Driver injured after FedEx tractor-trailer overturns on I-78 in Hunterdon County

BLOOMSBURY BOROUGH, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A New York man was injured after his FedEx tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 78 Saturday night, according to New Jersey State Police Sergeant Alejandro Goez.

The crash was reported at 11:47 p.m. on Interstate 78 eastbound at milepost 7.3 in Bloomsbury Borough, Goez said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that a FedEx tractor-trailer, driven by a 46-year-old Yonkers man, went off the roadway to the right, struck the guardrail and overturned into the roadway. The contents of the trailer did not spill, Goez said.

The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital, Goez said.

The left and center left lanes were closed for approximately five hours, Goez said.

The crash remains 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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