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Tractor-trailer driver airlifted after multi-vehicle crash on I-80 in Warren County

UPDATE: Tractor-trailer driver injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-80 in Warren County still in serious condition

BLAIRSTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A tractor-trailer driver was rescued after being trapped in his truck following a multi-vehicle crash Thursday night in Warren County.

The crash happened at 6:27p.m. on Interstate 80 eastbound at milepost 9.2 in Blairstown Township, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Alejandro Goez said.

There were four vehicles involved and the tractor-trailer had heavy entrapment, according to firefighters.

The tractor-trailer driver sustained serious injuries and was flown to Morristown Medical Center, Goez said.

Warren County HAZMAT also responded due to a diesel spill.

The crash remains under inveisgation, Goez said.

All lanes have reopened.

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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