Multi-vehicle wreck shuttered portion of Route 1 and 9 in Newark

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NEWARK, N.J. (PIX11) -- A multi-vehicle wreck caused commute trouble along Route 1 and 9 in New Jersey Wednesday morning.

The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. in the southbound truck lanes near Wilson Avenue, not far from Newark Airport. Reports from the scene suggest multiple people suffered minor injuries.

The route's local lanes were closed due to the crash clean up. Drivers were urged to take the express lanes instead.