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DEVELOPING: Severe Injuries Reported in NJ-21 Crash in Passaic

By rlsmetro on

Police believe the weather is the blame for a crash with one person fighting for their lives after a collision on a Passaic County highway Thursday morning. 

According to a preliminary investigation, police responded to a crash with injuries in the southbound lanes of NJ-21 around 5:10 a.m. 

Units arrived and found a damaged vehicle with an unconscious and unresponsive person trapped inside. 

According to preliminary reports, the victim was rushed to an area hospital for treatment and suffered life-threatening injuries. 

NJ Transportation officials asked drivers to slow down as overnight frozen precipitation causes slick conditions on roadways around the state.  

The official cause of the crash is under investigation.