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Cars Flip Over Guardrail After Crashing on Garden State Parkway in East Orange

East Orange

NJ State Police officials are investigating the cause of a crash that severely injured at least one victim on a highway in Essex County Sunday morning. 

The two-vehicle collision happened around 1:05 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway near exit 147 in East Orange. 


Emergency responders  rushed to the scene and found two vehicles overturned over the guardrail. 

One of the cars flipped on its roof and was pinned on top of the shoulder road divider. The other vehicle was overturned in the woods. 

The severely injured victim was rushed to University Hospital in critical condition. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.