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VIDEO: Rt 80 West Closed Through Morning Rush After Hackensack Tanker Crash

Westbound Route 80 was expected to finally reopen mid-morning Friday after an oil tanker and a sedan collided along the Hackensack stretch more than 12 hours earlier.
Westbound Route 80 was expected to finally reopen mid-morning Friday after an oil tanker and a sedan collided along the Hackensack stretch more than 12 hours earlier. Video Credit: COURTESY: Kayleigh Longo
The trouble for authorities was in the cleanup  and off-loading of the tanker to another truck, as well as removing the rig, following the 8:30 p.m. crash.
The trouble for authorities was in the cleanup and off-loading of the tanker to another truck, as well as removing the rig, following the 8:30 p.m. crash. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Hackensack Fire Dept.
State and local police, local firefighters and the state's DEP and DOT were among the responders.
State and local police, local firefighters and the state's DEP and DOT were among the responders. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Hackensack Fire Dept.

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Westbound Route 80 was expected to finally reopen mid-morning Friday after an oil tanker and a sedan collided along the Hackensack stretch more than 12 hours earlier.

Two people were hurt, although apparently not seriously after the tanker collided with a Hyundai (pictured at left in photo above) , State Police said. They were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center.

The trouble for authorities was in the cleanup and off-loading of the tanker to another truck following the 8:30 p.m. crash.

Local roads were clogged with traffic Thursday night through the Friday morning rush.

State and local police, local firefighters and the state's DEP and DOT were among the responders.

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