WARREN, NJ - An accident on I-78 eastbound near Exit 40 has caused significant delays on the highway and surrounding local roads. The roadway had been shut down.

First responders are at the site. Avoid the area. Witnesses saw a vehicle overturned across the median.

At 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the westbound lanes are moving however, the eastbound lanes remain at a standstill.

And at 6:30 p.m., the eastbound lanes still remain at a standstill. Traffic is extremely heavy on surrounding local roads. Allow extra time and avoid the area if possible.