3-vehicle crash on Route 495 West causes massive delays

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident

A three-vehicle crash on the westbound side of Route 495 at Kennedy Boulevard has closed all the lanes on that leads to and from the Lincoln Tunnel. (511nj.org)

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark

11: a.m. UPDATE: The accident on Route 495 westbound has been cleared and all lanes are open, officials said.

A three-vehicle crash on Route 495 westbound at Kennedy Boulevard has closed all but one lane and has caused long delays.

The roadway was closed entirely for 30 minutes after the accident occurred ay 9:35 a.m.

Traffic was being diverted to the service road that runs parallel with Route 495.

One lane was reopened at roughly 10 a.m., the traffic website 511nj.org said.

Port Authority police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said one person was injured in the crash.

Drivers can stay on Route 495 or they can take the service road west, past Kennedy Boulevard, and return to Route 495. From the service road, drivers can also turn right onto New York Avenue and then make a left onto 39th Street and follow that road all the way to Route 3 in Secaucus.

From Route 3, drivers can also access the New Jersey Turnpike.

A 26-year-old Union woman injured in the accident was treated for neck pain at HackensackUMC Palisades in North Bergen.

Originally published here by nj.com.

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