Watch CBSN Live

50-pound dumbbell crashes through windshield on N.J. Turnpike, injuring elderly driver

SALEM COUNTY, N.J. -- An elderly man was seriously hurt after a 50-pound dumbbell crashed through his SUV windshield Monday morning on the New Jersey Turnpike, CBS Philadelphia reported

It happened around 7:20 a.m. near mile marker 6.3 south in Oldmans Township.

New Jersey State Police said the driver lost control, left the turnpike and crashed into the woods after the 50-pound dumbbell smashed through the window.

The man was transported to Crozier Chester Medical Center. His condition is unknown at this time. 

Police say there was a woman also in the vehicle. She was not injured.

Police do not know yet where the weight came from and are investigating. 

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue