MONTVILLE, NJ - Traffic could be backed up for hours as there is a fatal accident on Route 80 Westbound in Montville causing the right and center lanes to be closed. According to the NJ State Police, there is an investigation in progress regarding a fatal pedestrian accident that happened near Exit 48 on Thursday morning. 

 Traffic on the westbound side is backed up several miles between routes 280 and 23, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

"Expect delays," state police posted on social media at 9 a.m.