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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — A portion of Route 55 in Washington Township was closed for several hours Wednesday after a tractor-trailer overturned.

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The accident happened on Route 55 southbound, just north of Woodbury Glassboro Road, shortly before 2:30 p.m.

Fuel spilled onto the road after the tractor-trailer overturned, shutting down the area for nearly eight hours. The road reopened just after 10:30 p.m.

Route 55 northbound was not affected.

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There were no reported injuries.