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Overturned truck, debris spill causes traffic jam on I-78 in Newark

Posted at 7:22 AM, Feb 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 14:13:55-05

NEWARK, NJ — An overturned truck and debris spill is causing a traffic jam on the I-78 in New Jersey during Wednesday’s morning rush hour.

An overturned truck is seen on the I-78 in Newark on Feb. 15, 2017. (AIR11)

An overturned truck is seen on the I-78 in Newark on Feb. 15, 2017. (AIR11)

The truck was blocking two express lanes and exit 56, near Elizabeth Avenue, AIR11 images showed around 7:10 a.m.

Crews were still working to remove the truck and debris more than an hour later.

Eastbound traffic is bumper to bumper up for about 8 miles; westbound traffic is backed up 3 miles.