(CRANBURY, N.J.) — Police reported a multi-vehicle crash on the ice-slickened New Jersey Turnpike Monday night that involved at least 15 vehicles and left at least one person dead.
New Jersey State Police said the pile-up occurred at milepost 71 in the southbound lanes, southwest of New York City.
The 15-plus vehicles involved included four tractor trailers, two box trucks, a fully-loaded bus, and multiple cars.
Troopers were investigating the crash and all lanes were closed. Motorists reported black ice in the area.
15+ Multi-car crash NJTPK SB MP 71.3. Cranbury Twp. 1 fatality confirmed. All lanes closed. Click link 4 more info https://t.co/iN4ppQUZaq
— NJSP – State Police (@NJSP) February 10, 2015
Crash near Molly Pitcher Service Area involves 15 passenger cars on the Inner Roadway & 7 trucks, a bus and several cars on the Outer
— New Jersey Turnpike (@NJTurnpike) February 10, 2015
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