Fatal Injuries Reported for Victim of Car, Tractor Trailer Collision in Mahwah

Police are investigating a collision that involved a car and a tractor-trailer on a NJ highway late last night.

The crash happened just at the Rt. 17 split with I-287 in Mahway where a car reportedly collided with a tractor-trailer just before 11:30 p.m.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene and began life-saving techniques on one occupant of the car who ejected from the vehicle onto the highway according to reports.

The victim if the crash died a short time later.

Police closed down southbound lanes of I-287 for the crash investigation.

The official cause of the crash remains under investigation.