MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) -A driver was injured after crashing into a parked box truck on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive Township Sunday morning, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Trooper Charles Marchan.
The crash happened at 1:54 a.m. on Interstate 80 westbound at milepost 26.8, in Mount Olive Township, Marchan said.
Based on a preliminary police investigation, a box truck was parked and disabled on the right shoulder and a Toyota SUV, driven by a 40-year-old Succasunna man, was traveling west on Interstate 80. The Toyota then entered the right shoulder, struck the rear of the box truck and caught fire, Marchan said.
As a result of the crash, the driver of the Toyota suffered serious injuries, Marchan said.
The crash remains under investigation, Marchan said.