Update: Philadelphia Man, 53, Suffers Fatal Injuries in Crash on New Jersey Turnpike

December 27, 2021

UPDATE from New Jersey State Police:

New Jersey State Police Sgt. Philip Curry told MidJersey.news that the crash occurred at 5:29 a.m. on the NJ Turnpike northbound on the outer roadway Mile Post 62.2 in Robbinsville.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a Peterbilt tractor operated by Anthony Davenport, 53, of Philadelphia, PA, traveled off the right side of the road, a drainage ditch, and traveled up an embankment.  Davenport sustained fatal injuries.  The cause of the crash remains under investigation and there is no further information available.

Earlier MidJersey.news story here:

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)—Around 5:43 a.m. a Peterbilt tractor-trailer traveling north bound in the outer roadway of the New Jersey Turnpike left the roadway near mile post 62.2 just prior to the Gordon Road overpass. The NJ State Police, Robbinsville Township Fire Department and EMS along with Capital Health Paramedics responded to the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment by Robbinsville EMS and Capital Health Paramedics. There were no traffic delays from the accident. The New Jersey State Police are currently on scene and actively investigating the accident.