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Two-Car Crash Causes Vehicles to Burst Into Flames on Highway in Hillside

By rlsmetro on

NJ State Police offcials are investigating a collision that caused two vehicles to catch fire on a Union County highway Saturday morning 

According to a statement released by NJ State Police officials, the crash was reported at 8:14 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway near milepost 142.9 in Hillside Township. 


Police say the collision involved a Dodge Ram and a Honda CRV where both vehicles ignited in flames immediately after the crash. 


According to police, all occupants exited the cars before intense flames engulfed the vehicles. 


Police say the driver and passenger of the Honda sustained minor injuries and were taken to a hospital in Rahway and are expected to recover fully. 

There were no other injuries reported.