Overturned Dump Trucks On I-295 In Lawrence Twp., Causing Traffic Delays

March 22, 2023

Update: Two dump trucks involved traffic is a mess in the area. Avoid the area. Also, two cars were involved.

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–NJ Department of Transportation is reporting a overturned dump truck on I-295 Southbound in the area of US Route 1 DOT expects at least 15-minute traffic delays in the area.

Update: From the scene two dump trucks are on their sides. Both trucks lost their loads of gravel across the roadway and there were some minor fluid spills from the overturned trucks.

Both drivers self extricated. One driver was reported to have a minor neck laceration and was transported to Captial Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton.

Trenton Fire Department Haz-Mat Team responded and applied oil absorbent to help clean up the spilled fluids.

Lawrence Fire Department Engine 20 is on scene.

There were two other cars involved and appeared to have side damage to their vehicles.

NJ DOT – TOC South: Overturned Dump Truck on I-295 southbound at Exit 67 – US 1 (Lawrence Twp) All lanes closed 10-15 minute delay use caution 11:51:20 AM

NJSP is monitoring roadway closure on I-295 SB at MP 67 in Lawrenceville, Mercer Co. The accident involves two overturned commercial vehicles. No fatalities or serious injuries reported at this time.

Please avoid the area if possible. Estimated time for reopening is 3-5 Hrs.

Further details to follow.