Car bursts into flames in NJTP crash
OLDMANS TWP., N.J. - May 25, 2011 (WPVI) -- A car burst into flames this morning after colliding with another vehicle along the southbound New Jersey Turnpike.
The crash happened around 6:05 a.m. Wednesday in Oldmans Township, Salem County.
Police say the collision caused one car to leave the roadway where it overturned and burst into flames.
The second car spun out, sustaining heavy front-end damage.
A total of three people were hurt, all sustaining non-life threatening injuries. The most serious of the injuries was to a woman who was inside the Mercedes that overturned and caught fire. She suffered some burns on her leg and was transported to Christiana Hospital.
New Jersey State Police say the roadway was cleared by 8:00 a.m.
accident, new jersey turnpike, salem county, new jersey, local/state
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