In the early hours of Saturday morning, authorities responded to a tragic scene at the intersection of Hamilton Road and Teaneck Road.
A single-vehicle crash had occurred, leaving one occupant confirmed dead and, as of 4 a.m., the other in grave condition.
Preliminary reports indicated that the accident took place around 2:40 a.m., prompting swift action from emergency responders.
Upon arrival, police discovered a vehicle that had collided with a tree, with two individuals inside.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation as law enforcement officials work diligently to piece together the events leading up to this heartbreaking incident.
The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office has been notified and is actively involved in the ongoing investigation.