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NJ State Police Confirms Three Fatalities in Atlantic City Expressway Fiery Crash in Hamilton Township

Egg Harbor Township

NJ State Police officials are looking into the cause of a wreck that caused a car to burst into flames, killing three individuals in a vehicle on a highway in Atlantic County Sunday night. 

According to NJ State Police, the violent crash was reported at 9:08 p.m. in the eastbound lane of the Atlantic City Expressway at the Egg Harbor Toll Plaza in Hamilton Township.

FOX-29 Philadelphia said a preliminary investigation indicated that a vehicle struck the tolls and became fully engulfed.

NJ State Police said the driver and two passengers sustained fatal injuries from the fiery collision. 

Officials said that a fourth passenger was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The accident is currently under investigation.

The police closed all eastbound lanes and diverted traffic off exit 28.

IMAGE CREDIT: FOX-29 Philadelphia