Early Friday morning, a shuttle van crashed on the New Jersey Palisades Interstate Parkway. Due to the accident, four people were killed and eight others were seriously injured according to responding officials.
4 people are dead, 8 people are injured after a shuttle van crashes along the Palisades Interstate Parkway in New Jersey. The passengers were factory workers in Upstate New York. pic.twitter.com/TGu8erk7co— Lissette Nuñez (@LissetteNunezTV) September 2, 2022
Around 1:30 a.m. police received notice of the crash on the Parkway in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. When responders arrived on scene in the Bergen county borough, there was one vehicle that was involved in the accident. The vehicle was a shuttle van that had rolled over with multiple passengers still trapped inside. As of right now, the police did not identify the four that were tragically killed, but we do know that they did suffer severe head trauma due to the accident which was the cause of their deaths. Eight other passengers were transported to a nearby hospital to get treatment for their wounds and injuries. The van did have a total of 12 passengers inside at the time of the accident.
The cause of the accident is still unknown and it currently under investigation by parkway police officials.