Box truck crashes into median on RT-42 in Deptford

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018
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Box truck crash on Route 42 in Deptford. Karen Rogers reports during Action News Mornings on September 4, 2018.

DEPTFORD, N.J. (WPVI) -- A box truck crashed into the median barrier of Route 42 in Deptford, Gloucester County causing southbound traffic to be backed up during the morning rush hour.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on Route 42 SB at Route 55.

The crash involved the box truck and at least two other vehicles. The view from Chopper 6 showed the box truck leaning on the barrier with the pickup partially wedged underneath. A red sedan with front end damage was being towed from the scene.

A number of emergency crews were called to the scene.

Though the northbound lanes were not blocked, traffic was still jammed as well due to a gaper delay.

There is no word on injuries at this time.


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