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Tractor-trailer hauling food products overturns on I-287 exit ramp in Morris County

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – A 47-year-old truck driver from Maiden, NC was injured when his tractor-trailer overturned on an Interstate 287 exit ramp on Thursday morning, New Jersey State Police spokesperson Sergeant Philip Curry said.

The crash occurred at 6:18 a.m. on I-287 northbound at exit 35 in Morristown, Curry said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed a tractor-trailer hauling food products lost control on the ramp, struck a curb, and overturned, Curry said.

The driver sustained minor non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Morristown Medical Center, Curry said.

The ramp has 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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