Woman killed in multi-vehicle wreck on NJT near Carteret


Date Published: 2022/12/30

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — A 75-year-old California woman died early Thursday after a chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike near Carteret, reports Daily Voice.

The fatal collision occurred on the inner southbound roadway near milepost 95.3, shortly after 12:00 midnight.

According to New Jersey State Police, a Toyota Prius was traveling behind a Lincoln Navigator in the right lane, when, for reasons unknown, the two vehicles collided. The impact of that crash sent the Prius into the left lane, where it struck a Nissan Murano.

One passenger in the Murano, a resident of Montrose, California, was killed in the accident.

The driver and another passenger of the Murano suffered injuries considered non-life-threatening.

The Toyota driver, 19, was transported to a local hospital with non-fatal injuries.

No further information has been shared at this time, as an investigation remains underway.

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers
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