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BREAKING: Fatal Injuries Reported in Crash on Route 3 in East Rutherford

East Rutherford

Police shut down all westbound lanes on Route 3 near NJ-120 to investigate a collision that sent several individuals to the hospital and killed one person on Friday. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that just before 4 a.m., police responded to reports of a crash with severe injuries at the intersection in East Rutherford.

Police arrived and found a car and a tow truck involved in a violent collision with the vehicle fully involved. 

Several individuals were trapped in the burning car, according to reports. 

At least four victims suffered injuries, with one of the injured confirmed as fatal.  

Expect heavy delays while police conduct the crash investigation.