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Devastating I-280 Car Crash Shuts Down Eastbound Lanes, Causes Severe Injuries in West Orange

By rlsmetro on
West Orange

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New Jersey State Police are looking into a crash that closed several lanes on a NJ highway and severely injured one person to the hospital during the overnight hours.

According to preliminary reports, the violent crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-280 at Pleasant Valley Way just before 1:25 a.m. where State Troopers were notified of a collision with injuries.

Upon their arrival, they found a severely damaged vehicle that burst into flames after it overturned at that location.

As of 4:30 a.m., we could only officially confirm 'life-threatening injuries' for at least one occupant of the vehicle.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is in its early stages.

We will bring you additional information pending our public information request to the NJ State Police.