Flipped Dump Truck In Woodbridge Prompts Hazmat Response: Officials

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - A flipped dump truck in Woodbridge on Wednesday morning caused several injuries and prompted a response from multiple counties' agencies, including several hazardous materials teams, officials said.

(C) Shutterstock Several people were also treated for injuries sustained in connection with the incident, officials said.

Just before 8 a.m., a dump truck was reported to be overturned near the intersection of Route 1 and Randolph Avenue, the Union County Hazmat team said in a statement.

Load Error Crews from the Woodbridge Fire Department, Union County Hazmat and Middlesex County Hazmat worked alongside Rahway Fire Department to contain leaks from the dump truck and help provide care to multiple patients injured in the incident. It was not immediately clear how many individuals were injured in the incident.

A request for comment from police was not immediately returned. Members from both Middlesex County and Union County Hazmat teams also conducted a saddle tank pump-off and assisted crews in the clean-up effort, officials said. "Great work by all agencies on scene working together efficiently to complete all tasks," the Avenel fire department said in a statement. "And a huge thank you to our brothers and sisters in blue from both the Woodbridge and Rahway Police Departments for keeping us safe while on scene directing traffic around us while we operated."

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