NJ State Troopers are on the scene of a deadly crash on a highway in Essex County at this time.
Preliminary reports indicated that at approximately 4:10 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the southbound lanes of the NJ Turnpike (western spur) near mile marker 107.1 to investigate reports of a crash.
Upon arrival, Troopers found the crashed scene with a car crashed into the concrete barricaded and two individuals ejected from the vehicle.
One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene and another individual is reportedly “gravely injured.”
Expect heavy traffic on the highway for the investigation.