WARREN, NJ - An accident on I-78 eastbound has closed the highway in both directions near exit 40.

First responders are on the scene.

I- 78 westbound is closed at exit 40, Hillcrest Road. Traffic is being diverted down Hillcrest. Eastbound traffic should exit before exit 36, King George Road.

At 4:05 p.m., New Jersey State Police tweeted, " State Trooper involved in serious MVA I-78 EB MP 40.8 Warren Twp., Somerset County. Expect major delays due to invest. No additional info."