Jefferson Twp. Police
April 25, 2018
April 26, 2018
Detective Joseph Kratzel
On Wednesday, April 26, 2018, approximately
8:40pm, PO Robert Coyle responded to a motor vehicle crash on Route 15 North,
in Jefferson Township. A passenger vehicle and an oil tanker were involved in a
motor vehicle crash, which resulted in the oil tanker leaking diesel fuel on
the roadway. There were no injuries.
Both lanes of the northbound highway were
closed until about 1 a.m. when the left lane was reopened.
The incident was fully cleared at 4 a.m.
The cause of the accident is under
The following agencies assisted in this
incident, Jefferson Township Fire Department Companies 1 and 2, Jefferson
Township Rescue Squad, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection,
the New Jersey Department of Transportation, New Jersey State Police and area