Overturned tractor trailer causes traffic nightmare

Posted at 7:14 PM, Jan 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-26 19:14:59-05

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (PIX11)–  A tractor trailer carrying washing machines, dryers and other cleaning materials toppled over Saturday morning. The accident occurred just after 2:30 a.m. on Interstate 280 in Newark. Another accident occurred as a result of the tractor overturning. Traffic was also backed up for hours as a crane had to rid of the mess on the interstate. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. No word on any injuries of anyone involved in the crash.