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Tractor-Trailer Crash Jams Northbound Route 287 In Oakland

At the scene.
At the scene. Photo Credit: John Voorhees

OAKLAND, N.J. -- A jack-knifed tractor-trailer jammed northbound Route 287 in Oakland mid-morning Monday.

The crash occurred just past the Skyline Drive entrance ramp onto the highway -- in the same area as a similar mishap last week.

The northbound highway was temporarily closed at Exit 57, creating a miles-long traffic jam.

Responders said the trailer was empty but that some fuel may have leaked into a nearby waterway.

Hazardous materials teams from Bergen County and Mahwah were dispatched, along with Mahwah firefighters.

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