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Howell, N.J. - Two People Trapped Following Accident with Garbage Truck on West Farms Road

Howell, N.J. (May 16, 2019) - Two people ended up trapped in their vehicles following an accident involving a vehicle and a garbage truck, according to police. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday morning just before 11:00 a.m. on West Farms Road near Oates Drive.

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for garbage truck.jpgAuthorities did not say how the accident occurred, but it did result in the garbage truck being flipped onto its passenger side, causing the driver of the truck as well as the driver of the other vehicle involved in the accident to be trapped in their vehicles. Teams specializing in extracting people from their vehicles were sent to the accident to help both drivers. Once extracted from their vehicles, both drivers were examined and found to have suffered non-life threatening injuries.

West Farms Road was closed from roughly 11:00 a.m. to around 4:30 p.m., according to police. Police also report that the garbage truck cracked a utility pole and causes service lines running to a house to be brought down in the accident. Police are still investigating the accident as of this article's posting.

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