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DEVELOPING: Victim Airlifted After Truck Overturns, Shutting Down Rt. 80 Westbound In Rockaway

One person was airlifted following a crash that shut down Route 80 in Rockaway Wednesday afternoon, initial reports say.
One person was airlifted following a crash that shut down Route 80 in Rockaway Wednesday afternoon, initial reports say. Photo Credit: Atlantic Air Ambulance Facebook photo

One person was airlifted after a truck overturned and shut down Route 80 westbound in Rockaway Wednesday afternoon, initial reports say.

The truck overturned and trapped the victim in the westbound lanes near Exit 35 in Rockaway around 3:20 p.m., according to initial and unconfirmed reports.

The victim was extricated from the vehicle and was being airlifted by Atlantic Air to Morristown Medical Center, the initial report said.

The westbound ramp to Exit 35 near Mount Hope Avenue remained closed following the crash and investigation, according to 511nj.

State Police did not immediately respond to Daily Voice’s request for additional details.

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