Police in Monmouth County are investigating a tragic collision in Howell Township early Sunday morning.
The crash happened on Route 9, resulting in a total of five individuals sustaining injuries, one of which tragically resulted in a fatality.
Preliminary reports revealed that the incident transpired around 2:50 a.m. when local authorities responded to reports of a severe crash on Route 9 within Howell Township.
Upon arriving at the scene, law enforcement swiftly closed all lanes in both directions at Alrich Road due to the collision's severity.
The cause of the crash is currently under investigation, with the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office notified to assist in determining the circumstances leading to this tragic event.
As more information becomes available from authorities, we will continue to provide updates on this developing story.