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Injuries in crash on Garden State Parkway south near Somers Point

Injuries in crash on Garden State Parkway south near Somers Point


EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Injuries were reported after a truck overturned on the Garden State Parkway southbound near Ocean Heights Avenue Monday morning, according to 511NJ.

New Jersey State Police Sgt. Philip Curry said that troopers are investigating a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred at 7:51 a.m. at milepost 31.7.

"Based on preliminary information, a bucket truck overturned and struck a tree," Curry said, in an emailed statement.

The initial alert around 8 a.m. stated there was an overturned truck and the right lane was blocked.

Major delays were reported around 9 a.m. south of Exit 36.

Video from a parkway live feed shows the truck, laying on its side, on the grass near the roadway.

Curry said that the crash is under investigation.

This story is developing, check back for updates.

Contact Claire Lowe: 609-272-7251

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