SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The crash on Route 1 northbound between Henderson Road and Blackhorse Lane Tuesday morning resulted in a fatality, according to an alert from the South Brunswick Police Department.
A male victim was struck by two tractor trailers and pronounced dead at the scene at 5:06 am, according to police.
Police are withholding the victim's name pending notification of next of kin.
"The location of the crash was not near an intersection and there were no nearby crosswalks," the police alert reads. "Both drivers of the tractor trailers stayed on scene."
Traffic was backed up more than three miles as police worked to clear the scene, according to police.
South Brunswick Police Traffic Safety Bureau is leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer William Beard at (732) 329-4000 ext 7472.
Route 1 on the northbound side at Deans Lane and Henderson Road in South Brunswick is closed due to an accident investigation involving a pedestrian, according to 511.org.
All lanes are closed and there is a 5-10 minute delay, according to 511.org.