UNION, N.J. — One person is dead after a vehicle and tractor trailer collided on a New Jersey highway early Wednesday, officials said.
It happened around 3 a.m. on the eastbound lanes of the Interstate 78 in Union Township, state police said.
The crash involved a vehicle and a tractor-trailer, police said, and a fire broke out as a result of the collision.
One fatality was confirmed by police, and the vehicle involved in the crash has since been removed.
Video from AIR11 shows what’s left of the tractor-trailer as cleanup continues.
Motorists are advised to expect delays.