The crash occurred at 2:06 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 at milepost 1 in Metuchen, according to Sgt. Philip Curry, a spokesman for the the New Jersey State Police.
Multiple vehicles were involved in the crash including a dump truck that overturned and spilled dirt across the roadway, Curry said.
No serious injuries were reported and I-287 was re-opened approximately 2.5 hours after the crash occurred, he said.
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