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1 dead in Route 3 crash in New Jersey

June 4, 2009 12:50:48 PM PDT
One person was killed when a car careened off Route 3 in North Bergen, backing up traffic. The driver of the westbound vehicle lost control and careened into the weeds.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Others in the car were injured, but the extent of their injuries were not known.

The accident, on Route 3 just after the Interstate 495 split, closed the westbound lanes of Route 3.

Traffic is being diverted to the New Jersey Turnpike.

The road is expected to be closed for several hours for the investigation.


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