Oil Tanker Crash Closes Major Roadway

Route 9 is closed due to an oil tanker accident. (Photo courtesy Marlboro Township)
Route 9 is closed due to an oil tanker accident. (Photo courtesy Marlboro Township)

MARLBORO – An accident involving two tankers in the morning will keep Route 9 closed for hours Friday.

Route 9 from Union Hill and Texas Roads is closed until further notice, according to the official social media accounts for Marlboro Township. Detours are in place.

The accident happened at Routes 9 and 520.

Local businesses are being evacuated due to the oil spills.

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Officials did not provide any information on how many, if any, people were injured in the crash. The cause is under investigation.