Overturned tractor-trailer causes traffic closure on Route 440 in Bayonne, NJ

BAYONNE, N.J. — City officials warned drivers Friday morning that Route 440 is closed in both directions after a tractor-trailer overturned in Bayonne, New Jersey.

The incident happened between Avenue C and the 63rd Street exit, near the Bayonne-Jersey City border.

AIR 11 was over the scene Friday morning and showed the truck on its side near a bend in the road on the southbound side of the road. You can watch video of AIR 11's live stream from this morning.

The Bayonne Office of Emergency Management tweeted the alert Friday just before 7 a.m., warning people to seek alternate routes, as the incident is expected to cause major impacts to travel.

No injuries have been reported yet. AIR 11 showed emergency workers taking a man, likely the driver, out of the truck and putting him into an ambulance.

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