EAST RUTHERFORD (WABC) -- Police say a driver was injured in a five-vehicle crash in which his engine was left on Route 3 in East Rutherford.
Police say the 19-year-old from Jersey City lost control of his car in the westbound lanes Tuesday. The vehicle crossed the median, hit a divider, flipped over into eastbound traffic and hit another car, triggering the chain-reaction accident.
The engine was left in the westbound lanes.
Deputy Police Chief Ed Bury tells The Record (http://bit.ly/1TzNgek ) newspaper the driver was taken to a hospital with severe lower body injuries.
His name has not been released.
The accident forced officials to close lanes, causing delays for traffic headed to the Lincoln Tunnel.
Driver injured in 5-vehicle crash on Route 3 n East Rutherford