Driver killed in fiery crash on I-78 in New Jersey

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
I-78 crash: NewsCopter 7 over aftermath
NewsCopter 7 was over the aftermath of a serious crash involving a BMW and a tractor trailer on I-78 in Union, NJ.

UNION, New Jersey (WABC) -- A driver is dead after a car slammed into the back of tractor trailer on I-78 and burst into flames.

It happened just after 3 a.m. Wednesday in the eastbound lanes of the interstate in Union, New Jersey.

The driver of a BMW was trapped after the car became wedged under the back of the big rig.

Local exits of I-78 East from Route 24 through the Garden State Parkway were shut down for several hours.


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