Truck Accident – Overturned Oil Tanker Catches Fire, Leaving NJ Turnpike in Standstill New Jersey

The New Jersey Turnpike was at a complete standstill after an oil tanker overturned and caught fire in Burlington County.
The accident occurred around 12 p.m. Sunday in the northbound lanes of the highway near mile marker 56.9 near Chesterfield Township.
All northbound lanes were blocked for a period of time and traffic was being diverted off Exit 4.
Around 1:42 p.m., New Jersey State Police say the left two lanes of the inner roadway and right two lanes of the outer roadway reopened

2 Injured in Drive-By Shooting in Trenton

Police say two people were injured in a shooting Sunday and a man was arrested on unrelated weapons charges at the scene.
The shooting happened around 5 p.m. on the 800 block of Stuyvesant Avenue, police said.
Officers responding to a report of shots fired found casings and later received information that two men — ages 17 and 24 — arrived at Capital Health Regional Medical Center with gunshot wounds.
They told police they were in the area when a dark-colored vehicle drove by and began shooting at them, police said. Both were shot in the torso, but are in stable condition, police said.
The Shooting Response Team continues to investigate.
While detectives were investigating Sunday, police say a “highly intoxicated” man tried to enter the crime scene and was behaving in a “tumultuous” manner.
He was armed with a knife and spat at officers trying to take him into custody, police said.
Kyle Stephen, 51, is charged with throwing bodily fluid on a law enforcement officer, weapons offenses, improper behavior and obstructing the administration of law.

Man Shot to Death on Trenton Street

Detectives are investigating the death of a man who was shot on East State Street Monday night, officials said.

Police officers, firefighters, and EMS were sent to the 1100 block of East State Street, near North Olden Avenue, at about 10:15 p.m. and found a man shot multiple times, a police spokesman said Tuesday.

The man was pronounced dead about 20 minutes later at a city hospital, officials said.

The victim was not immediately identified, and police said Tuesday no arrests had been made in the investigation.

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office’s Homicide Task Force is leading the investigation.