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Deadly Crash Closes Tonnelle Avenue After Car Slams into Tractor Trailer in North Bergen

By rlsmetro on
North Bergen

The NJ Department of Transportation was called to close off a section of Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen.

At the same time, authorities investigated a crash that resulted in fatal injuries on Wednesday morning. 


At least one person was killed when a car slammed into the rear of a tractor-trailer on Tonnelle Avenue near 36th Street around 2:15 a.m. 

Police say the crash caused officials to closed the roadway because the truck was blocking both directions. 

Officials said a preliminary investigation indicated one other person inside the car suffered severe/life-threatening injuries in the collision that several law enforcement agencies reported that it remains under investigation. 

The NJ Department of Transportation closed all northbound lanes at Paterson Plank Road.