5 People Killed In NJ After car Hits Construction Vehicle


    Five people were killed in a car crash on Route 3 in Bergen County, New Jersey on Sunday night after the driver of an SUV ran into a construction vehicle.

    The SUV driver struck a front-end loader that was being operated on the westbound side of Route 3 near the Route 17 exit at around 10:45 p.m., according to Rutherford Police Chief John Russo. All the victims—three women, a man, and a boy around 2 years old—were riding in the SUV. Four of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene; the toddler died at Hackensack University Medical Center a few hours after the crash.