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Fatal accident at NJ Turnpike toll plaza snarls Holland Tunnel-bound traffic

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JERSEY CITY (PIX11) – An accident on the eastbound extension of the New Jersey Turnpike Friday morning left one dead and four others injured.

The accident involving three cars happened at the toll plaza at Exit 14C before Liberty Science Center, according to police.

One person is in critical condition.

Delays of 60 minutes were reported at the Holland Tunnel for drivers heading into New York City.

A state police investigation is underway.