BERGEN COUNTY, NJ- A multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer and a sedan caused a fuel spill and major traffic delays on Route 80 in Bergen County on Tuesday, reports Daily Voice.
Ridgefield Park firefighters, a Bergen County Hazardous Materials Unit, State police, and Bogota firefighters all responded to a crash that occurred at around mile marker 67.7 in Bogota, approaching Hackensack, at 2:30pm on Tuesday. While no serious injuries were reported, the westbound lanes were closed for nearly 45 minutes and major backups were caused. Only express lanes and the shoulder were passable for nearly 4 hours. Fuel leaked out of the tractor trailer’s tank, which was ripped off in the crash with multiple other vehicles.
The cause of the accident and more information is still unclear and developing. We will be monitoring for updates.
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