LINCOLN TUNNEL GRIDLOCK: Garbage Truck Comes Off Overpass, Lands On Route 495

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Union City, NEW JERSEY — A garbage truck crashed off an overpass onto Route 495 Wednesday, injuring multiple people near the Lincoln Tunnel.

The incident happened around 1:00 p.m. near Pleasant Avenue in Weekhawken Twp.

The City of Union City sanitation truck came to a rest upside-down against a wall.

Two workers inside the truck were wounded and at least five others in a Bolt Bus were also hurt.

All lanes of Route 495 westbound were blocked and eastbound was extremely slow.

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