PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ (Morris County) – A portion of I-80 eastbound has reopened after a dump truck overturned on the highway in Morris County on Wednesday morning, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Sergeant Philip Curry.
The crash occurred at 5:31 a.m. on Interstate 80 eastbound at milepost 46.9 in Parsippany-Troy Hills, Curry said.
A preliminary police investigation revealed that a dump truck carrying gravel overturned, struck a guardrail and debris scattered across the highway, Curry said.
Three lanes of Interstate 80 eastbound were closed for approximately 4 hours for cleanup and removal of the truck, Curry said.
The driver sustained minor non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital, Curry said.