PLAINFIELD, NJ — Traffic is backed up for miles on Route 22 Eastbound during rush hour Thursday due to an accident involving at least two cars between West End Avenue and Terrill Road. Fire trucks were blocking two lanes and debris was taking up part of a third as of 7 p.m.
Accident on Route 22 East in Plainfield Snarls Rush Hour Traffic
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