Serious accident closes eastbound I-78 lanes in Readington

READINGTON TWP. – A serious accident has closed several eastbound lanes of Interstate 78 at the border of Hunterdon and Somerset counties on Tuesday.

The accident, reported just before 7:30 a.m., happened between exit 24 (Route 523) and exit 26 (Rattlesnake Bridge Road) in Bedminster in Somerset County.

First responders on the scene are reporting two people are injured and requested New State Police NorthSTAR Medevac. A landing zone is being set up at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster.

A second helicopter was requested, but cancelled, with one injured person being transported by ambulance, according to those at the scene.

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Source: Somerset

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