BREAKING UNION NJ: Injuries Reported in Garden State Parkway Crash in Union

Emergency responders are on the scene of a crash with injuries on the Garden State Parkway in Union at this time.

The crash happened in the northbound lanes near exit 140 where a van carrying more than ten people collided with a car trapping the driver and other occupants at around 3:50 p.m. according to preliminary reports.

Passing motorist assisted the driver out of the wrecked vehicle while the passengers of the van were observed running from the vehicle towards Route 22.

Witnesses say the van's occupants entered another van that ultimately sped away.

The collision caused substantial traffic delays for commuters traveling northbound on the Parkway.

None of the injuries appears life-threatening.

UPDATE 4:30pm : One confirmed non-life threatening injury.