1 dead, 1 critical after 2-car crash on NJ Turnpike in Cranbury

CRANBURY, New Jersey (WABC) -- One man was killed and another seriously injured in a two-car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike in Cranbury Thursday.

A Honda Accord and a Honda CR-V collided in the inner roadway, while approaching interchange 8, just after 5:40 a.m.

The impact sent the Accord into the guardrail, flipping the vehicle over.

The driver of the Accord, 22-year-old Abdelrahm Gadalla, of Franklin, New Jersey, was taken to a hospital in Trenton where he died a short time later.

His passenger, 22-year-old Akhil Uppuluri, of South Brunswick, New Jersey, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the Accord was taken to Capital Health System-Fuld Campus in Trenton in unknown condition.

The driver of the CR-V has been identified as 80-year-old Robert Flavin, of Wilmington, North Carolina. He was not injured in the crash. A passenger in his vehicle was also not injured.

The southbound inner roadway was closed as police investigate what caused the crash.

No charges are expected.
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