New Jersey

Nelson Gonzalez Killed in Accident at New Jersey Turnpike in Burlington County, NJ

August 16, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Nelson Gonzalez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

New Jersey Turnpike, Cranbury, NJ, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
New Jersey State Police
Vehicles Involved
Dump Truck
New Jersey Turnpike
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dump truck suffered a tire blowout and crashed

What Happened

New Jersey State Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver at New Jersey Turnpike in Burlington County, NJ on August 16th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:50 a.m. Investigators believe a dump truck operated by 45-year-old Nelson Gonzalez suffered a tire blowout that caused it to lose control. They say the vehicle struck a guardrail and nearby chain link fence, the impact from the collision leaving Gonzalez with fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information was not immediately available.

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