Four individuals were being killed and 8 have been injured, some seriously, when the van they have been touring in overturned early this early morning in the central median of New Jersey's Palisades Interstate Parkway.
Highway Police, in response to a contact about a southbound incident at Englewood Cliffs, identified a mutilated Ford pickup truck with New York license plates rolled more than to the left facet in a wooded location around the phase, all-around 1:30 am today.
No aspects ended up promptly available on the identification of the victims or a doable induce of the one-car accident. But the van did a transportation service for factory staff in upstate New York to and from their residences in NJ.
Numerous persons were trapped inside the overturned automobile, comprehensive NBC News. The crisis groups experienced to get them out of the wrecked car or truck, with the roof and windows damaged. It is unclear how substantially damage has occurred as a result of the incident and how much could have been part of the rescue.
Law enforcement reported all four folks who died at the scene suffered intense trauma. 8 victims had been taken to medical center, some with severe head trauma and other individuals with small accidents, authorities stated. A multi-company investigation is underway into the will cause of the incident.
Palisades Parkway has been shut for several hours in the spot. For authentic-time road updates check out right here.