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Deadly Crash Under Investigation on Route 3 in Clifton

By rlsmetro on

The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office are on the scene of a crash with fatal injuries reported on a highway in Clifton. 

A preliminary investigation indicated that at approximately 1:35 a.m., emergency responders rushed to the eastbound lanes of Route 3 near Bloomfield Avenue to investigate reports of a crash.

Upon arrival, police closed that section of the highway off when they found a crashed vehicle with victims severely injured.

According to reports, at least one person died a short time later while another suffered life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is under an active and ongoing investigation.