Truck Accident on I-80 Halts Traffic

A truck accident involving another car on Interstate 80 on August 26 flipped on car into the opposite lane, according to The accident occurred in Allamuchy Township. The driver of the car was identified as 24-year-old Valerie Thurnau, who was struck by a pickup truck as she was changing lanes, according to the New Jersey State Police.

Thurnau lost control of her car, ran off the road and flipped over several times, landing in the oncoming lanes. Luckily, she was safely removed from the vehicle before she was struck. She was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where her injuries were said to be not life threatening.

The name of the person driving the truck was not made available. Investigators are still determining the cause of the accident.

Spevack Law Firm—Middlesex County truck accident attorney.


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