Three killed and more than a dozen injured in multi-vehicle crash with cattle trailer on New Jersey interstate

Three people are dead and more than a dozen are injured after a pick up truck with a trailer carrying cattle crashed into a passenger van and a car.The deadly smash on the northbound lanes of New Jersey’s Interstate 287, around 30 miles west of New York City, took place at just after 10.30pm on Saturday evening.Two people were pronounced dead at the scene and a third was declared dead at Morristown Memorial Hospital while another while another 16 were rushed to local hospitals.


Police say several of the cattle were flung across the interstate,Patchreported. Many of them did not survive.The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.




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