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New Jersey Dump Truck Driver Veers Off Great Egg Harbor Bridge


New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway re-opened it’s southbound lanes on Friday afternoon after a dump truck accident between the Ocean City exits.

Authorities say that the construction company dump truck veered off of the Garden State Parkway on the Great Egg Harbor Bridge just after 2:30 p.m. The driver lost control, hit the divider, and fell 30 feet off of the bridge – into the water.

The driver was able to escape the sinking vehicle, and was airlifted to a nearby hospital. He was conscious but in critical condition.

There was not believed to be any passengers in the truck.

Authorities believe that a station wagon may have been involved in the accident. However the vehicle remained on the road, and the incident is still under investigation.

Philadelphia CBS Local
Shore News Today
Press of Atlantic City


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