Vehicle Crashes into Tanker Truck in New Jersey: 4 Killed in Accident

Updated On 27 Dec, 2018 Published On

Four people were killed after a driver crashed his vehicle into a tanker truck on the Garden State Parkway in New Jersey early Wednesday morning, police have confirmed.

The names of the four victims are Victor Lugo, 24, Robert Ordenana, 23, Kevin Quispe-Prieto, 21, and Jimmy Quispe-Prieto, 23.

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According to New Jersey state police, they all were killed following a crash just before 3 a.m. on Wednesday, December 26, near Berkley Township.

The driver of the oil tanker suffered injuries which are not life-threatening. His identification has not been revealed.

According to a preliminary investigation, Kevin, who was driving the Infiniti G37 sedan, struck the back of the truck.

Photos from the scene shows that the smashed vehicle wedged under the rear of the tanker truck. The remaining three victims, who were in the other vehicle, were also pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities, who did not release further information, are investigating what caused the crash.

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