Pick-Up Truck Trapped Beneath Tractor Trailer In Fatal I-295 Accident

CARNEY’S POINT Twp., N.J. (CBS) — Officials say an accident occurred on I-295 in New Jersey on Wednesday evening, causing delays.

The incident occurred on I-295 southbound, near exit 2 for New Jersey Turnpike/NJ 140.

State Troopers responded to a report of a tractor trailer accident around 6:15 p.m. Officials say the accident involved the tractor trailer and a pick-up truck.

Police say the tractor trailer collided with the truck and wound up on top of it. Authorities are on the scene working to remove the tractor trailer from on top of the truck. Officials announced that the man driving the truck was pronounced dead at the scene.

All lanes were closed following the ordeal, causing a 10-15 minute delay for people traveling in the area. As crews worked to remove the tractor trailer, one lane was getting by.


One Comment

  1. Trace says:

    So will they now fix that curve!!! So sorry for person in the pickup truck. Tracker trailer going to fast as most do there. Senseless accident!!!!!

  2. Crystal says:

    This was one of the most horrible accidents I ever seen my daughter and I went to pickup my husband from the flying j truck stop off exit 2c we where laughing and so happy to be together again and once I saw the 16 wheeler truck sitting on that truck I begin to weep uncontrollable all I could think was that was someone’s LUV one in that truck it hurt so bad my daughter texted my husband the news article to his phone after we dropped her home. My daughter was in an car accident recently and I thank GOD she is still here she lost a few teeth and had to go to physical therapy for her right arm which was injured during the car accident
    And while written this post it came on the news I’m so so sorry for his family’s lost if there is anything we can do to comfort them during there lost we are here. People forget just like they want to get home to their loved ones so does everyone else on those highways your driving on God bless his family I pray the He comforts your hearts during this challenging time of lost of someone so dear to your hearts once again we are so so sorry for your lost

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