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Police say trucker who barreled into oncoming traffic may have been cut off by motorist


New Jersey police believe that a car driver’s carelessness may have resulted in a serious multi-vehicle collision involving a semi truck and two passenger vehicles last week.

The incident happened around 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 31, in Clifton, New Jersey, according to NorthJersey.com. Police say that 46 year old Pennsylvania-based truck driver William Libby was eastbound on Route 3 when he lost control — possibly after being cut off by a car — sending him barreling through a concrete barrier, into the median, and into westbound traffic. Libby’s truck collided with a BMW and a box truck.


Libby, along with the box truck driver and the BMW driver, were all taken to the hospital after the crash. Libby’s injuries are considered to be serious, according to NorthJersey.com.

No charges have been filed as the investigation is ongoing. Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes is asking any witnesses to the crash to call 1-877-370-PCPO.

A local surveillance camera captured footage of the incident, which can be seen below.


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