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Truck crash on N.J.Turnpike causes delays

Jan. 11, 2012 at 10:44 AM

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- A tractor-trailer carrying coffee beans overturned and caught fire on the New Jersey Turnpike early Wednesday, blocking traffic into New York City, police said.

Two people suffered minor injuries, officers said.

The New York Post reported the overturned vehicle was blocking northbound access to the George Washington Bridge into the city.

The accident occurred around 5:15 a.m., WABC reported. It caused major traffic backups.

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