2 killed as Jeep collides with tree off NJ-17 in Ramsey


Date Published: 2022/11/30

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — Two people, including a 96-year-old woman, died Tuesday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on Route 17 in Ramsey, according to Daily Voice.

The fatal crash happened on the northbound highway near the Exxon station just after 2:30 p.m.

It remains unclear at this time what caused the wreck, but authorities said a Jeep Cherokee slammed into a tree on the station’s property.

A medical helicopter was placed on standby, but Ramsey Police said the driver and a single passenger, both adults, were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Multiple first responders, including firefighters and Ambulance Corps members, assisted police at the site.

No further information has been shared.

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers
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