NJ State Police officials are looking into the cause of a crash that killed one person on a highway in Middlesex County and sent several others to the hospital Friday night.
In a preliminary investigation, the crash happened around 10:45 on the NJ Turnpike's southbound inner roadway lanes near exit 12.
Officials say emergency responders arrived and closed all southbound lanes after discovering the horrific crash scene with victims out of their vehicles suffering various injuries.
Police say one person was pronounced dead at the scene and about four others were taken to Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick and University Hospital in Newark.
The cause of the crash is under investigation at this time.